Obituaries

Elijah K. Kamalani, 18

Elijah K. Kamalani, 18 of Kihei, passed away on August 1, 2018. He was born on May 5, 2000 in Wailuku. Visitation 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kahului West Stake Center, service will begin at 10:30 a.m., burial 12:30 ...

Daniel Palakiko, 75

Daniel Palakiko, 75, of Lahaina passed away on July 31, 2018 peacefully at his residence under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on June 30, 1943 in Lahaina. He retired as a general contractor. Daniel is survived by his sons, Danny (Jaime) Palakiko, Charles Palakiko, Mark (Ku’ulei) ...

Lucia M. Hutchison, 49

Lucie Hutchison, of Kihei, HI, passed away on July 21, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on August 25, 1968 in Bensenville, Illinois. Visitation from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, service will begin at 2 p.m. Additional ...

Edmund “Mud” Kauianui Kealaluhi, 69

Edmund “Mud” Kauianui Kealaluhi, 69, of Pahoa, died on June 11th at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in El Cajon, California. Born in Honolulu, he was a veteran in the US Navy during the Vietnam War before retiring after 36 years with Anheuser-Busch. He is survived by his wife, Beverly ...

Charles Kaui Ma’alea, 85

Charles Kaui Ma’alea, 85, of Haiku, passed away on July 16, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 20, 1932 in Kuau, Maui. Visitation 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service at 7 p.m. Visitation 9 a.m. on Friday, August 10, ...

Emily Iwalani Maielua, 71

Emily Iwalani Maielua, 71 of Wailuku, passed away on July 22, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 11, 1946 in Honolulu. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 10 a.m., and cremation will follow. The family ...

Alice Fumie Ono, 85

Alice Fumie Ono, beloved mother, of Pukalani Maui, passed away on July 22nd at home at the age of 85. She is survived by daughters Lori Kawaoka, Wendy Ono-Fujiuchi (Evan), and Merle Dull (John). Private services. Online condolences can be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com

Robert A. Piano, 58

Robert "Bobby" Piano, 58, of Wailuku, Maui passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on July 14, 2018. Services honoring Mr. Piano will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, with Services beginning at 11:00 am. Robert was born in ...

Irene Emiko Takahata, 90

Irene Emiko Takahata, 90, of Kahului, Maui passed away in Hakodate, Japan on July 9, 2018. Private services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Irene was born in Japan on March 15, 1928. Emiko is predeceased by her husband, Tadao Takahata; survived by, sons Roy ...

Ethel Kawehi Teixeira, 90

Ethel Kawehi Teixeira, 90, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on July 25, 2018. She was born on May 10, 1928 in Wailuku, Maui. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter F. Teixeira. She is survived by her sons, Walter B. Teixeira (Carol), Timothy W. Teixeira (Shelley); ...

Philibert Louis Vierra, 87

Philibert Louis Vierra, 87, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2018 under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui with loving family by his side. Services honoring Phil will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku. Visitation will begin at ...

Kay Kikue Muraoka, 95

Kay Kikue Muraoka, of Wailuku, Hawaii passed away peacefully on July 17, 2018 at Hale Makua Kahului. Private services were held in her request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Kay was born on September 23, 1922 in Japan to parents Yuichi and Man Matsui. She was ...

Stanley Kenji Okano, 86

Stanley Kenji Okano, 86 of Lahaina, passed away on June 11, 2018 at his residence. He was born on November 8, 1931 in Wailuku. A Celebration of Life will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Stanley retired from Maui Land & ...

Maria Higa Ota, 65

Maria Higa Ota, 65, of Wailuku, passed away on July 9, 2018 at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. She was born on April 11, 1953 in Munich, Germany and raised in Kahului, Maui. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului; service ...

Mildred S. Presbitero, 86

Mildred S. Presbitero, 86, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on June 19, 2018 at her residence under the care of her loving family and Islands Hospice. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Wailuku for the public from 9:30am to 11:00am, with mass to ...

Walter S. Sakai, 83

Walter Sadao Sakai, 83, of Kahului, passed away at the Maui Memorial Medical Center on June 28, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life was held at the Makawao Veterans Cemetery on July 16, 2018. The family requests no koden. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with the ...

Kathleen M. Carroll, 53

Kathleen M. Carroll, 53, of Wailuku, passed on June 28, 2018 at Hospice Maui Hale, with her loving brother by her side. Services will be held at a later date on Maui and in New York. For service questions or information, please call Anthony at (808) 214-2301. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Jimmy Hoang, 77

Jimmy Hoang, 77, of Kahului passed away on July 12, 2018. He was born April 15, 1941 in Nam Dinh, Vietnam. Services will be held at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku on Monday, July 23, 2018. Visitation will begin at 10:00am with mass celebrated at 11:00am. Inurnment will be on Wednesday, ...

Roy Ryoichi Hoshide, 82

Roy R. Hoshide, 82, of Kahului passed away peacefully at his residence on June 30, 2018. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii and was a graduate of Hilo High School. Roy then resided on Oahu, and retired from Hawaiian Tel/GTE, then Aloha Airlines. He spent the last 9 years on Maui to be closer to ...

Lynn Tokie Matsuda, 70

Lynn Tokie Matsuda, 70, of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully on June 27, 2018 at her residence. Lynn was born on October 19, 1947 2ndof 3 siblings to Morris and Kikue Yamashita of Kona, HI. Growing up in Kona in the old plantation days she grew up picking coffee with her older brother and ...