Obituaries

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, ...

Isaach-Benjamin Ha’upumaunakilohanaikala’I Wong, Infant

Isaach-Benjamin Hā’upumaunakilohanaikala’i Wong of Wailuku went home to Jesus on May 7, 2017. He was born on May 5, 2017. Services will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary from 10 AM: visitation will be held at 9 AM. Isaach-Benjamin is survived by his parents: ...

Chidori Sherri Yoshimoto, 86

Chidori Sherri Yoshimoto, 86 of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2017 at Roselani Place in Kahului with her family at her side. She was born on January 17, 1931 in Hilo, Hawaii. She retired as a Registered Nurse from Maui Memorial Hospital in 1996. A memorial service will ...

Dr. Michael D. Morrison, 68

Dr. Michael D. Morrison, 68, of Kihei, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on May 1, 2017. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements. Michael was born on August 20,1948, in Van Nuys, California. The most intense joy of Michael’s life was at the birth of Orion, ...

Mihna Charley, 68

Mihna Charley, 68, of Kihei, passed away on April 26, 2017 at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, on June 5, 1948. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului; ...

Helen S. Kawahara, 84

Helen Shigeko Kawahara, 84, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on April 29, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Kawahara will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with memorial ...

Mark “Bradda Helms” Miyashita, 57

Mark Tadashi Miyashita, 57, better known as “Helms” or “Uncle Helms” passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on April 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00am on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at He Piko No Waiohuli: 881 Lau’ie Dr. ...

Regina Ann Parabicoli, 87

Regina Ann Parabicoli passed away on April 29, 2017 at Kula Hospital. She was born May 9, 1929 in Milford Massachusetts. A Celebration of Life will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on May 17, 2017 from 5:00pm-9:00pm with a prayer service at 7:00pm. Regina was primarily a ...

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Texeira, 90

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Texeira, 90, of Kailua, Oahu (formally from Kula, Maui), passed away on April 25, 2017, at Kaiser Foundation. She was born on October 16, 1926, in Wailuku, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Holy Ghost Church in Kula; ...