Obituaries

Maria Ramos Sagadraca, 92

Maria Ramos Sagadraca, 92, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully at home on May 8th, 2018. She was born on July 28th, 1925 in Bacara, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by her sons, Catalino Ramos, Sagadraca (Teresita) & Domingo Ramos Sagadraca (Ester); brother, Pablo Ramos ...

Kennith Eugene Biggs, 89

Kennith Eugene Biggs, 89, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully at Maui Medical Center on May 4, 2018. Kenny was born on May 16, 1928 in Pond Creek, Oklahoma to Mr. Floyd & Mrs. Lillie Mae Biggs. He was a man with many talents; surfer, free diver, woodworker, and professionally, lifeguard ...

Kazuo Richard Kishi, 94

Kazuo Richard Kishi, 94, of Lahaina, Maui passed away under the care of his loving family and Hospice Maui on May 1, 2018. He was born on April 14, 1924 in Lahaina to Eitaro and Toshie Kishi. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ...

Lillian Chiyoko Miyagawa, 97

Lillian Chiyoko Miyagawa, 97 of Kahului passed away under the care of her loving family and Island Hospice on April 20, 2018. A private family service was held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Mrs. Miyagawa was born in Puunene, Maui on April 4, 1921. She enjoyed playing ...

Adam Allen Rodrigues, 95

Adam Allen Rodrigues, 95, of Kahului, Maui passed away under the care of Hospice Maui on April 20th, 2018. He was born on September 23rd, 1922 in Lahaina. Adam worked for Haleakala Dairy for many years. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Virginia "Virgie" Rodrigues; son, Clyde Rodrigues ...

Roland Ahi “Bulla” Logan, 50

Roland Ahi “Bulla” Logan, 50, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on March 7, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on January 26, 1968, in Puerto Rico. The Logan ‘Ohana wants to officially announce that the OFFICIAL Funeral Services for their brother, Roland Ahi “Bulla” ...

Nancy Kikuye (Sakamoto) Nitta, 88

Nancy Kikuye (Sakamoto) Nitta of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on April 28, 2018 at Hale Makua in Wailuku. She was born in Lahaina on December 21, 1929 to Eitaro and Chise Sakamoto. Nancy graduated from Lahainaluna High School, and received degrees in Physical Education and Elementary Education ...

Blythe Kelly Douglas, 52

Blythe Kelly Douglas, devoted and loving father, husband, son, brother and friend, died on May 1, 2018. He owned and operated Douglas Piano Movers and worked more than 30 years at Hyatt Regency, Maui. This vital man of action, service and love will be dearly missed. He was born in Lafayette, ...

Shiichi “Hank” Horiuchi, 91

Shiichi “Hank” Horiuchi, 91 of Paia, Maui passed away on May 1, 2018 at Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born on August 13, 1926 in Paia. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Mantokuji Soto Mission of Paia, service will begin at 11 a.m. and burial in ...

Dayna Kaono, 62

Dayna Kaono, 62, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on April 30, 2018. She was born on October 17, 1955 in Kohala, Hawaii. She retired as a Cosmetologist. Dayna is survived by her mother, Lottie Kukona; daughter, Heather (Keoni) Gabriel; brother, George (Denise) Kaono Jr.; sister, Georgette ...

Vernon “Vern” H. Peterson, 80

Vern H. Peterson, 80, of Maui passed away on March 29, 2018 in Kula. He was born on January 13, 1938 in Port Townsend, Washington, raised by his aunt and hanai ohana on Oahu, and resided on Oahu and in the Bay Area of California in his youth and early adult life, and on Maui throughout his ...

Karen Hatsuko (Ota) Wintermyre, 76

Karen Hatsuko (Ota) Wintermyre, beloved mother, sister, aunt, friend, and doggie-grandma, lost her courageous 9-month battle with pancreatic cancer at age 76 on March 19, 2018 in Bend, OR. She was born in Wailuku, Maui, HI on May 4 1941 to Elsie Taeko Ota and Charles Iwao (Kas) Ota. She is ...

Sueko Yonamine Oshiro, 96

Sueko Yonamine Oshiro, 96, of Waikapu, Maui, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2018. She was born on August 15, 1921 in Lahaina, Maui. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary from 9:00 am with service at 10:30 am. No flowers, please. Family requests ...

Clarence Lopes, 85

Clarence Lopes, 85, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on April, 27 2018. He was born on June 1, 1932 in Hamakuapoko. He retired as a Heavy Equipment Operator at Globe Electric. Clarence is survived by his daughters, Charlene Peacock, Karen (Craig) Tanaka; sister, Betty (Arthur) Ventura; ...

Yasko Dunn, 89

Yasko Dunn, 89, of Kihei, Maui passed away on April, 27 2018. She was born on February 7, 1929 in Tokyo, Japan. She retired as a Women’s Fitness Business owner. Yasko is survived by her husband, John Michael “Mike” Dunn; son, Curtis Dunn- Woodbury, MN; daughter, Deborah Armstrong - ...

Melvin Toshi Yamakawa, 67

There was a misspelling of a name and missing couple punctuations in the obituary that ran on Sunday, May 29, 2018 in The Maui News. He was pre-deceased by his father Daniel; mother, Esther and sister, Naomi. Survived by wife Maude; daughter, Cheryl; granddaughters, Jayme and Lindsey, and two ...

Sueko Yonamine Oshiro, 96

Sueko Yonamine Oshiro, 96, of Waikapu, Maui, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2018. She was born on August 15, 1921 in Lahaina, Maui. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary from 9:00 am with service at 10:30 am. No flowers, please. Family requests ...

Geraldine “Geri” T.A. Ah Sam, 78

Geri Ah Sam died on April 14, 2018 under the compassionate care of Kula Hospital and Hospice Maui. Born on February 5, 1940 in Puunene to Manuel and Ida (Farias) Perreira, Geri graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1958, and later in life, went on to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree from ...

Laurel Leiohu Akuna, 78

Laurel Leiohu Akuna, 78, of Wailuku, passed away on April 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born on February 19, 1940. She is survived by her son, Dave (Fley Iniba) Akuna; Granddaughters, Leeanza and Seylah Akuna; Brothers: Lionel (Anita) – deceased, Kenneth – deceased, Merle – ...

Loreta Urayanza Alviedo, 90

Loreta Urayanza Alviedo, of Kahului, Maui passed away surrounded by her loved ones on April 17th, 2018. She was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on December 11th, 1927. She is survived by her sons, Constancio Alviedo Jr. (Nimfa), Wilfredo Alviedo (Natividad), Cenon Alviedo ...