Obituaries

Alika Kaleo-Kalani Kapua’ala, 36

Alika Kaleo-Kalani Kapua'ala, 36, of Makawao, Maui; passed away on December 18, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on August 13, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He worked as a Pizza Maker at Kula Lodge.Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 27, 2014 ...

Claire S. Matsumoto, 68

Claire S. Matsumoto, 68, of Kahului, passed away on December 6, 2014, under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on June 16, 1946 in Wailuku.Private family services were held.Claire was a retired Sales Agent from Kahului Carpet. She is survived by her sisters, Bernadine Toyama, Judy ...

Ignacio Sved, 83

Mr. Ignacio Sved, 83, of Haiku, Maui, HI, died at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. He was born in Havana Cuba and was a retired social worker with the County of Los Angeles.He was also a US Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.Services will be held at ...

Edward Charles Grasa, 88

Edward Charles Grasa, 88, of Makawao, passed away on December 16, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 15, 1926, in Kula, Maui.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Po'okela Church in Makawao, services will begin at 11 a.m., and ...

Kathryn Leonora Hockman, 93

Kathryn Leonora Hockman, 93, of Kihei, Maui; passed away on December 10, 2014 at her residence under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on February 27, 1921 in Pennsylvania. She worked as a Material Cutter for children's clothing.Private family services will be held.Kathryn is survived son, ...

Sophie K. Lee, 103

Sophie K. Lee, 103, of Haiku, passed away on December 13, 2014, at Kula Hospital. She was born on September 15, 1911, in Hilo.Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 22, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church; mass will begin at 10:00 a.m.; burial will follow at ...

Marlin Lee Canterbury, 93

Lee Canterbury, 93, of Kihei, passed away on December 11, 2014 at his residence. He was born on August 17, 1921 in West Virginia.Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the Maui Veteran's Cemetery, in the pavilion area.Lee was a Professional Oldsmobile ...

Frederick Louis Brittain II, 44

Frederick Louis Brittain II, 44, of Kula, Maui; passed away on November 20, 2014 in Kahului, Maui. He was born on April 16, 1970 in Wailuku, Maui. He worked as a Supervisor for HC&S, thereafter in the Waste Water department for the Maui County.Visitations will be held on Saturday, ...

Ka’ea Kauluwehi’onalani Davis

On October 30, 2014, Ka'ea Kauluwehi'onalani Davis was born at Kapiolani Medical Center, on O'ahu, to her proud and anticipating parents, Gerald-Rylie Makanalani Gamit and Kerry Kuuipo Davis.She returned to the loving arms of Our Lord on October, 31, 2014, after sharing a few precious hours of ...

Hanako Fukunaga, 96

Hanako Fukunaga, 96, of Waihee, passed away Dec. 4, 2014, at Hale Makua, Kahului.Visitation will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Dec. 17, at 9:30 a.m., with services at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow, 2:00 p.m., at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. ...

Alden Kalikolehua Kealoha, 71

Alden Kalikolehua Kealoha, 71, of Wailuku, passed away on December 8, 2014 at his residence. He was born on November 25, 1943 in Honolulu.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Kings Cathedral located at 777 Mokulele Hwy., Kahului, HI 96732, memorial ...

William Stanley Riddle, Jr., 86

William Stanley Riddle, Jr., 86, of Wailuku, died on Dec. 7, 2014, at his home in Wailuku, In lieu of services, remembrances may be made to Maui Humane Society.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mr. Riddle was born June 23, 1928, in Seattle, WA. He was a retired attorney, having owned ...

Kimiye Tapat, 90

Kimiye Tapat, 90, of Kahului, died on Dec. 1, 2014, at her home in Kahului.A 10:00am visitation will be held Tues. Dec. 16, at Nakamura Mortaury, with services at 11am. Inurnment will follow, 12:30pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Tapat was born ...

Litsuko Yonamine Miyabara, 94

Litsuko Yonamine Miybara, 94, of Kahului, died November 25, 2014, at Hake Makua, Kahului.Private services were held, respectfully requests no koden.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Miyabara was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Lahaina, HI. She worked as a baker in the Lahainaluna High ...

Norma Jean White, 87

Norma Jean White, 87, of Kula, died on November 27, 2014 at Kula Hospital.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with the arrangements.Ms. White was born on December 23, 1926 in Atlanta, Georgia.She was a registered nurse.She is survived by her son, Michael White; grandsons, ...

Ansei Takushi, 80

Ansei Takushi, 80, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on December 5, 2014 under the care of Island Hospice at his residence. He was born on August 12, 1934 in Wailuku, Maui. He worked as a salesman for Maui Soda and Ice Work.Visitations will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Kahului Union ...

Jean Hideko Arakawa, 89

Jean Hideko Arakawa, 89, of Kahului, passed away on November 26, 2014, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on April 10, 1925, in Makawao.Private services were held.Jean was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse for the State of Hawaii. She was predeceased by her husband, Milton Arakawa Sr., and ...

Francisco “Frank” Bascar, 83

Francisco "Frank" Bascar, 83, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on November 03, 2014 at his residence. He was born on January 29, 1931 in Wailuku, Maui. He retired from the United States Postal Service.A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Ballard Family Mortuary from ...

Anthony Mark Gomes, 77

Anthony Mark Gomes, 77, of Kihei, died Nov. 27, 2014, at his home in Kihei, under the care of Hospice Maui.Visitation will be at St. Theresa Catholic Church, on Thurs. Dec. 11, 9:30am, with services at 11am. Burial will follow, 12:30pm, at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with ...

Leinette Leiko Higuchi, 43

Leinette Leiko Higuchi, 43, of Lahaina, died on November 26, 2014 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Tenrikiyo Maui Kyokai Church, 649 S. Kamehameha Avenue, Kahului; with a service at 11 a.m. Scattering to be held at a later ...