Obituaries

David Yeiko Gibo, 93

David Yeiko Gibo, 93, of Pukalani, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2018 at Hale Makua Kahului. Private services were held by the family. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with the arrangements. Mr. Gibo was born on July 19, 1924 in Puunene, Maui. He was a machinist with HC&S for over 40 ...

Tsurue “Judy” Kuwashima, 86

Tsurue “Judy” Kuwashima, 86 of Kahului, passed away on June 3, 2018 in Wailuku. She was born on November 17, 1931 in Hilo. Visitation will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission, service will begin at 4 p.m. Judy worked at Noda Market, Ichiban, and ...

Donald S. Terada, 73

Donald S. Terada, 73, of Wailuku passed away on June 3, 2018. He was born in Kula, Maui to parents, Mitsutoshi and Hatsue Terada. Donald retired from the County of Maui – Department of Finance. Donald is survived by his wife, Gail; mother, Hatsue Terada; son, Lance (Shari); daughter, ...

Mutsuo “Primo” Yamashita, 90

Mutsuo “Primo” Yamashita, 90, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on May 18, 2018. He was a Supervisor at Maui Land & Pineapple Company. Mutsuo is survived by his wife Jeanette; children Cary and Trudy; grandchildren Daryl and Jenny; sister Elnora Yee and numerous nieces and ...

Donald Yoshihara, 84

Donald Yoshihara of Maui passed away at the Veterans Hospital in California on April 1, 2018. He was born on October 24, 1933 in Makawao. Memorial services will be held at the Nakamura Mortuary on June 18, 2018, with services set to begin at 11:30pm, followed by a burial at Maui Memorial ...

Mitsuo Tomita, 80

Mitsuo Tomita, 80, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2018 at Hale Makua Kahului under the care of hospice Maui. He was born on May 28, 1938. A celebration of life will be held from 9am - 12pm on June 15, 2018 at Nakamura Mortuary. Mitsuo will be laid to eternal rest at ...

Ruth Roselani Librando, 73

Ruth Roselani Librando, 73 of Makawao, passed away on June 5, 2018 in Kahului under the care of Islands Hospice. She was born on March 13, 1945 in Wailuku. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints in ...

Lawrence “Larry” Joseph Ross, 60

Lawrence “Larry” Joseph Ross, 60, of Lahaina, Maui passed away on June 1, 2018. He was born on October 30, 1957 in Brussels, Belgium. He worked as an EMT. Larry is survived by his mother, Louise Ross (nee Ferrary); son, Lawrence H. K. Ross; brother, Patrick Kamaheiwa Ross; sister, ...

Mildred Annie “Millie” Akina Wietecha, 89

Mildred Annie “Millie” Akina Wietecha. Born on June 6, 1928 to the late Alexander and Violet “Thompson” Akina of Kihei. She passed away surrounded by her children on May 24, 2018 at her home in Kihei. She was preceded in death by her brothers Arnubi, Benson Pali, Donald and Douglas ...

Lawrence “Skinny” Domingo, 87

Lawrence “Skinny” Domingo, age 87, a resident of Naperville, IL since 2014, formerly of Chicago and Algonquin, IL, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, IL. He was born November 18, 1930 in Maui, Hawaii. Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home ...

Alan B. Grindling II

Alan B. Grindling II, 51, of Kahului, Maui passed away on May 19, 2018 in Wailuku. He was born on February 28, 1967 in California. Alan is survived by his companion, Linda Dunn; mother, Cherene Shinyama Passos; brother, Christopher B. Grindling; sisters, Angela Pomaikaimaiokalani Takemoto, ...

Mabel “Momi” Kealaula Kailihou Jaentsch, 89

Mabel “Momi” Kealaula Kailihou Jaentsch, 89, died on March 30 at Yukio Okutsu Veterans Home in Hilo, Hawaii. Born in Lahaina, she was a retired LPN from the Rehabilitation Center of the Pacific, Artistic Painter, UH-Hilo Alumnus, member of the Hilo Church of God and the East Hawaii Arts ...

Ralph Norio Masuda, 75

Ralph Norio Masuda, age 75 passed on May 11, 2018 after a vigilant battle of multiple “shitty” ailments. Born in Wailuku, Maui, June 23, 1942 to Yoneaki Masuda and Yukiko Oura - raised in Happy Valley playing in Iao Stream and instigating pranks with his brothers & friends. Ralph ...

Kiseko Satoshige, 84

Kiseko Satoshige, 84, of Waihe’e, Maui, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2018 at her home surrounded by family while under the comforting care of Hospice Maui. Mrs. Satoshige was born on April 2, 1934, in Ube-City, Yamaguchi-Prefecture, Japan and retired as a cook of Ichiban Okazuya. ...

Tomoko Tokunaga, 91

Tomoko (Carol) Tokunaga, 91, of Kahului, Maui passed away on May 22, 2018. Tomoko was born in Puunene, Maui on December 25, 1926, to parents Sakae and Tsuneyo Takemoto. She was preceded in death by husband Hiroshi. Loving mother of 5 boys, she worked at HC&S to support the family. She ...

William “Willy” Tatsuo Watanabe, 71

William “Willy” Tatsuo Watanabe, 71, of Wailuku, passed away unexpectedly on May 21. Willy was born on October 24, 1946 and worked for over 30 years as a customer service agent with Aloha Airlines. He is survived by his wife Betty (Nee Endo), son Kurt (Kacie), stepson Keith (Lynn) ...

Rebecca M.N. Kaio, 31

Rebecca M.N. Kaio, 31, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on May 21, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 4, 1986, in Wailuku. Rebecca is survived by her husband, Charles L.K. Kaio; son, Iakona M. Dunn; mother, Valerie Namauu; sister, Christin (Nainoa) Kalama; ...

Toshie Boteilho, 97

Toshie Boteilho, 97, of Makawao, passed away peacefully at her residence on May 17, 2018, under the care of Hospice Maui, and her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Boteilho will be held on Monday June 4, 2018 at Christ The King, with public visitation to begin at 9:00 a.m., ...

Rebecca M.N. Kaio, 31

Rebecca M.N. Kaio, 31, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on May 21, 2018, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 4, 1986, in Waiuku. Rebecca is survived by her husband, Charles L.K. Kaio; son, Iakona M. Dunn; mother, Valeria Namauu; sister, Christin (Nainoa) Kalama; grandparents, ...

Sylvia Jean Hunt Maroney, 80

The most loving daughter, wife, sister and friend, Sylvia Jean Hunt Maroney of Makawao had passed on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones under the care of Hospice Maui. She loved gardening, saving animals of all kind and her EBay account. A Celebration of Life will be ...