Obituaries

Patricia Ulumealani Layton, 81

Patricia Ulumealani Layton, 81, of Wailuku, passed away on May 18, 2017 at her home with Hospice Care. She was born on November 8, 1935 in Honolulu. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 11 a.m., and burial ...

Betty Jane Lord, 80

Betty Jane Lord, 80 of Makawao, passed away on May 13, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on June 20, 1936 in Flint, Michigan. Private services were held. Betty was a Social Worker for a Private Adult Care Facility. She is survived by her sons, Christopher Lord, Kevin ...

Ramona “Bay” Keonaonalaulani Mahalo, 57

Ramona “Bay” Keonaonalaulani Mahalo, 57 of Wailuku, Maui passed away on April 22, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 16, 1959 in Wailuku, Maui. Ramona worked for Roberts Hawaii. Visitations will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary ...

Sumiko Nakashima, 91

Sumiko Nakashima, 91, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2017 at Roselani Place, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation for Sumiko Nakashima, 91, of Kahului will begin at 2 p.m., June 4 at Makawao Hongwanji. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Sumiko was born on ...

William S. Sakamoto, 83

William S. Sakamoto, 83, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Sakamoto will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017, at Christ the King Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30am, and mass at 11:00am. Mr. Sakamoto will be laid to ...

Sally Ann Sarmiento, 73

Sally Ann Sarmiento, 73, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on May 20, 2017, in the care of Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on June 25, 1943 in Hilo, Hawai‘i. Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Christ the King Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m.; Mass at 12:00 p.m. ...

Merry Elizabeth Picard

Merry Elizabeth Picard of Kihei, Hawaii died unexpectedly at Maui Memorial Hospital on April 23, 2017. Merry was the daughter of Irene and Raymond Frost. She was born and raised in Haydenville, MA where she married Gerald (Pixie) Picard and where their daughter Nicole was born. In 1983 ...

Johnnell R.K. Alves, 48

Johnnell R.K. Alves, 48 of Wailuku passed away on April 20, 2017. She was born January 24, 1969 in Honolulu. Visitation will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 5:00pm-9:00pm with a prayer service at 6:30pm. Johnnell is survived by her husband, ...

Jason Paul Ambrose, 94

Jason Paul Ambrose, 94 of Wailuku passed away peacefully at home under the compassionate care of Maui Hospice on May 9, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Services will be held at St Anthony Catholic Church in Wailuku on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9am with mass at ...

Harry Aukai Hu‘eu, 77

Harry ‘Aukai Hu‘eu 77 of Ke‘anae Maui passed away very peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of his life will be held on Memorial Day May 29th, 2017. Viewing will be from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with service starting at 7:00 pm. This birthday celebration will be ...

Aiko “Barbara” Jio, 97

Mrs. Aiko “Barbara” Jio, 97, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2017, under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice and her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Jio will be held at Faith In Jesus Church on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:00am, with ...

William “Willie” Kealoha Kanekoa, Jr., 70

William “Willie” Kealoha Kanekoa, Jr., 70, of Kahului, passed away on May 12, 2017 at Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born on November 1, 1946 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kahului ...

Marilyn Ann Maddux, 83

Marilyn Ann Maddux, 83, of Kihei, passed away on April 15, 2017 at Hale Makua in Wailuku. She was born on April 20, 1933 in Raytown, Missouri. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Keawalai Congregational Church in Makena. Condolences may be sent to: ...

Sumiko Nagamine, 87

Sumiko Nagamine, 87 of Lahaina, Maui passed away on April 27, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on July 6, 1929 in Waiehu, Maui. She retired from Pioneer Inn as a Waitress. Upon her retirement, she enjoyed many Vegas Trips. Mom and dad did lots of traveling and visited many far away ...

Keith Bryan Sakamoto, 60

Keith Bryan Sakamoto, 60, of Haiku, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family under the care of Hospice Maui on May 7, 2017. He was born on April 8, 1957 in Wailuku. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in ...

Gloria M. Antonio, 85

Gloria Macabante Antonio, 85, of Napili, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Antonio will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Monday, May 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:00am with services beginning ...

Masao Fukuda, 93

Masao Fukuda, 93, of Kahului, passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice on April 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Services honoring Mr. Fukuda were held privately. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Masao was born on January 5, ...

Virginia “Ginny” Lawson, 93

Virginia “Ginny” Lawson, 93 of Lahaina, Maui passed away May 1, 2017. Ginny was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and moved to Maui in 1964. She was part owner of Super Whale Children’s Boutique in Lahaina from 1966 to 1999. Ginny is survived by her daughters, Leslie (Adam) Quinn and Lisa ...

Helen Hanako Ogata, 89

Helen Hanako Ogata, 89, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Ogata will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Kahului Union Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30am, and service at 10:00am. Mrs. Ogata will be laid to ...

Carol Ann Williams, 67

Carol Ann Williams, 67, of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on May 3, 2017. She was born on august 22, 1949, in North Carolina. Carol was an Accounts Receivable clerk in the health care industry. She is survived by her husband, Fred E. Williams; mother, Eleanor Hairston; brothers, Larry Brooks, ...