Obituaries

Norlito M. Ranchez, 55

Norlito M. Ranchez, 55, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on July 10th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 23rd, 1963 in San Antonio, Delfin Albano, Isabela, Philippines. Norlito was a Ground Maintenance worker at the condos of Wailea Elua. He was predeceased by his ...

Jaime “Jimmy” Rivera Tominez, 45

Jimmy Rivera Tominez, 45, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 05, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on July 22, 1972, in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Jimmy was a store worker. He is survived by his wife, Myrna Agdinaoay Tominez; his parents Venancio and Leonarda ...

Eusebia Acob Cadiente, 82

Eusebia Acob Cadiente, 82, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on June 29, 2018, at her home. She was born on August 30, 1935, in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Eusebia was a retired  trimmer at Maui Land and Pineapple Co.  She was  predeceased by her parents, Eugenio ...

Dorothy-Ann Jean Foster Hance, 86

Mrs. Dorothy-Ann Jean Foster Hance, 86, recently of Kamuela, Hawaii passed away June 22, 2018 lovingly surrounded by family. Born in Koloa, Kauai on March 12, 1932, she was raised at both Poipu and Kokee on Kauai. She married the love of her life, John "Skip" Hance of Oahu, in 1952 in Lihue, ...

Francis J. Ino, 67

Francis Jerome Ino, 67, of Wailuku, passed away on May 23, 2018. He was born on April 27, 1951 to Thomas and Leonilda Ino. Francis is survived by his brothers, Jules (Diane), Jimmy Ino, sisters, Florian Lawley (Clifford), Paulette Koki (Ray), Anne Gould (Larry). He is also survived by many ...

Jj Edward Kuhia, 67

Loving husband, father, papa, brother, uncle and friend, Jj of Kahului, had passed away on Monday, June 25th, 2018. He was born in Puunene, Maui on June 18th, 1951 to the late Mary & William Kuhia Jr. For many years he was a construction laborer, before he retired, Jj was an Air Track ...

Glenn Kamalani McLean, 66

Glenn Kamalani McLean (Chuckie Boy) of Waikapu & Hana, Maui passed away on December 1, 2017 of pneumonia. He was born on June 25, 1951 in Honolulu. After retiring as a fish wholesaler, he returned to school and earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Hawaiian Studies with a deep interest in ...

Georget L. Pacubas, 89

Georget L. Pacubas, 89 of Kahului, passed away on June 28, 2018 in Kahului. She was born on November 24, 1928 in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Visitation from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Christ the King Church; service will begin at 7 p.m. Visitation again at Christ the King ...

Peter Kengo Hedani, 82

Peter Kengo Hedani, 82, of Kula, Maui passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018 in Kihei surrounded by family while under the comforting care of Hospice Maui. Peter was born in Wailuku and grew up in Kaheka, Maui and retired from Maui Land & Pineapple Co., Inc. as the Management ...

Teruto Nagahiro, 98

Teruto Nagahiro, 98, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Nagahiro will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10:00am, and service at ...

Joey Lee Ruiz, 36

Joey Lee Ruiz, 36, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on June 16, 2018. He was born on May 12, 1982, in Wailuku, Maui, Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Christ the King Church; mass will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 12:30 p.m., at ...

Connie Maze Saphore, 66

Amazing wife, sister, aunt and friend, Connie Maze Saphore, 66, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on June 15th, 2018. She was an employee for the spa in The Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea for over 20 years. She was surrounded by many friends and she had touched countless of lives. She is survived by ...

Monica Leimomi Vierra, 63

Monica Leimomi Vierra, 63 of Las Vegas and formerly of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas. She was born on April 17, 1955 in Wailuku. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from noon until Sunset at Hanakao’o Park (Canoe Beach). Potluck. Monica ...

Joseph Gabin

Joseph Gabin of Wailuku passed away on June 21, 2018 at Maui Hospice Hale. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao. Joseph was a ...

Aisake “Tony” N. Tafea, 57

Aisake “Tony” N. Tafea, 57, of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on June 21, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 15, 1961, in Nukualofa, Tonga. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Lahaina United Methodist Church; service ...

Tammy Bascon Alboro, 54

Tammy Bascon Alboro, 54, of Lanai City, passed away on May 4th, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was born on March 10th, 1964 in Oahu, HI. Tammy worked for Lanai‘i Resorts LLC as a Housing Maintenance Supervisor. She is survived by her loving husband, Vince Alboro; mother, Eileen Bascon; son, ...

Gwendolyn Pua Borrero, 73

Gwendolyn Pua Borrero, 73, of Lanai passed away on May 20, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 7, 1944 on Honolulu. She retired as a housekeeper. Gwendolyn is survived by her step mother, Rosie Castillo; sons, Leo (Liane Sasan) Borrero, Rudy (Darlene) Borrero; daughters, ...

Abraham “Impy” Bularon, 59

Abraham "Impy" Bularon, 59, of Lahaina, Maui, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2018 at War Memorial Hospital with his loving family by his side. A celebration of life honoring Mr. Bularon will be held at Launiupoko Beach Park in Lahaina from 12:00pm - Sunset on June 30, 2018. Abraham was ...

William George Friel, Jr., 75

William George Friel, Jr., 75, of Wailuku, passed away on June 15, 2018 at Maui Hospice Hale in Wailuku. He was born on January 3, 1943 in New York. Visitation 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service 10 a.m. and cremation will follow. Committal service will be ...

Kiwae Hokama, 91

Kiwae Hokama, 91 of Lanai City, passed away on June 18, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Kauai on February 10, 1927. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary with visitation starting at 3 p.m. Kiwae retired from First ...