Hazel Makahilahila Oliveira, 65, of Kahului, and Hana, Maui, passed away on May 22, 2014 in Washington, in the loving presence of "Papa" and her granddaughter, Teilissa. Hazel was born on November 5, 1948, on Oahu and raised in Kaeleku, Hana, Maui.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Christ the King Church, Kahului, Maui, from 6 pm to 9 pm with Eulogy from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 9 am to 10:30 am., Mass at 11 am, and burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao, Maui at 1 pm.
Hazel is predeceased by her late husband, Capt. Lawrence "Larry" Oliveira, and her brother, John "Sonny" Kiambao. She is survived by her life companion and loving caregiver, Reinhardt "Papa" Crowell; daughters, Lisa (Lemoe) Oliveira-Tua, Momi (Joseph) Oliveira-Tomaszek, Julie (Greg) Oliveira-Payton, Judy (Kapono) Oliveira-Souza, Laurielyn (Chris) Oliveira-Loa; grandchildren, Teilissa, Ionatana, and Ioasa Tua, Tahina Tomaszek, Emmalie Payton, Isabella and Kahaloaola Souza, Braeden, Jaeden, Taevien, Traeden, Taelen, and Taeden Loa; hanai grandchildren, Sean-Ryan, and Tiare Vida, Kaipo Kia'aina; brother, Robert "Kanani" (Lenette) Makahilahila; sister-in-law, Elizabeth "Betty" (Oscar) Perez; and many friends and family who loved her and will miss her dearly.
Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com