Obituaries

Diana Yoshie K. Arakaki, 89

Diana Yoshie K. Arakaki, 89, of Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii died April 8, 2015 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Lahaina, Maui on March 23, 1926.She was the retired owner of A. Arakaki Store in Kapaau, former cafeteria manager, member of Kohala Hongwanji Mission, Kohala ...

Damiean Lawrence Cabral, 59

Damiean Lawrence Cabral, 59, of Kahului, Maui; passed away on April 30, 2015. He was born on October 28, 1955 in Puunene, Maui.Damiean graduated from Baldwin H.S. in 1973 and served in the U.S. Navy from June 1973-June 1977. Damiean also worked as an HC&S Light and Heavy Equipment ...

Stephen Garner, 45

Stephen Garner passed away suddenly on April 10 in Kihei. Stephen leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving family; a mother, April, stepfather, Norman, Auntie Sherri, Uncle Pat, Aunt Molly, grandmother Shirley, his brothers Warren, Daniel, Jeffrey, Abra, and his sister Audra.He was an ...

Futaba Higuchi, 87

Futaba Higuchi, 87, of Lahaina, passed away on May 5, 2015 at Hale Makua Kahului.Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21 at Nakamura Mortuary, with a service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. ...

Mary Louise (Lawrence) Hughes, 95

Mary Louise (Lawrence) Hughes, 95, passed away peacefully at her residence at the Rogue Valley Manor in Medford, Oregon on May 7, 2015.A Celebration of Mary's Life will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Medford Congregational UCC, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford, OR (541) 772-8860. ...

Agustina Mariano Jose, 88

Agustina Mariano Jose, 88, of Piddig, Philippines, formerly from Kahului, passed away on May 08, 2015 at Batac General Hospital, Philippines.Memorial service will be held on May 18, 2015 at the Filipino Community Center (Binhi at Ani) in Kahului; service will start at 7:00 pm.Agustina is ...

Barbara Joan McGinnis, 84

Barbara Joan McGinnis, 84, of Ma'alaea, died on May 2, 2015, at her residence.Private services are to be held at a later date.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. McGinnis was born overseas June 29, 1930, in Manila, PI. She was raised and resided in Southern California prior to ...

Fedelina D. Rancapollo, 92

Fedelina D. Rancapollo, 92, of Kahului, passed away on April 18, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on April 22, 1922, in Sual Pangasinan, Philippines.Services will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015, at Norman's Mortuary, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; with service to begin at ...

Nobuko Yamashige, 94

Nobuko Yamashige, 94, passed away on on April 9, 2015 at Hale Makua Kahului.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Yamashige was born on January 15, 1921 in Waiakea, Hawaii.She was a retired office clerk.She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, ...

Alexander David Kepano Kaina, 46

Alexander David Kepano Kaina, 46, of Hana Maui, passed away on May 10, 2015 at his residence. He was born on July 4, 1968 in Hana, Maui.Alexander worked as the Post Master with the United States Postal Service in Hana.Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at St. Peter's Church from ...

Edmund “Roy” Keau, 69

Edmund "Roy" Keau, 69, of Wailuku, Maui passed away on May 9, 2015 at his residence. He was born on June 6, 1945 in Kula, Maui.Edmund retired as a Clerk for the Royal Lahaina Hotel.Visitation will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Norman's Mortuary in Wailuku from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with ...

Ileana Amato, 87

Ileana Amato, 87, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on April 6, 2015 at her residence under care of Hospice Maui. She was born on August 25, 1927 in Nicaragua.Service will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at St. Theresa Church in Kihei, with Mass to begin at 6:00 p.m.Ileana is predeceased by her ...

Rosaline De Ponte, 93

Rosaline De Ponte, 93, of Kula, Maui; passed away on May 1, 2015 at Roselani Place. She was born on April 29, 1922 in Lahaina, Maui.Visitations will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Holy Ghost Mission Church in Kula from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with mass to begin at 12:00 p.m.; burial to ...

John Benjamin “Benjy” Kahaka III, 64

John Benjamin "Benjy" Kahaka III, 64, of Hilo passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on May 4, 2015. He was born to HFD Captain John B. and Mrs. Charlotte Kahaka on October 30, 1950 in Hilo, Hawaii.Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 13, 2015 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at St. Anthony ...

Jenny Satsuye Oka, 89

Jenny Satsuye Oka, 89, of Kahului, died on April 22, 2015, at Hale Makua Kahului.Visitation will be 4:00pm on May 13, 2015, at Kahului Hongwanji Mission, with services at 5:00pm.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Oka was born April 10, 1926, in Paia, HI. She worked in the can ...

Prudence Ota, 71

Prudence Ota, 71, of Wailuku, passed away on April 28, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on December 22, 1943 in Wailuku.Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission; service will begin at 5 p.m.Prudence was a Supervising ...

CORRECTION: David Chu Urn Pung, 87

There are some minor correction to the original Obituary that ran in The Maui News on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.David Chu Urn Pung was 87 years old at the time of his passing. Among his survivors is his grandchild, Corey Pung.Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com

Sharon Walker, 73

Sharon E. Walker, 73, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on May 2, 2015 at her home in Wailuku.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Walker was born on March 17, 1942 to Frank and Beatrice Wescavage in Detroit, MI. Sharon held a variety of jobs throughout ...

Stephanie Ann Young, 64

Stephanie Ann Young, 64, of Waianae, Oahu, passed away on April 29, 2015 at Tripler Hospital. She was born on May 24, 1950 in Puunene, Maui.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Christ the King Catholic Church; Eulogy will begin at 10:45 a.m., and Mass at ...

Lawrence Atai Makuakane, 84

Lawrence Atai Makuakane, 84, of Wailuku, died on May 1, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Visitation will be 10:00am on May 7, 2015, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints, Kahului, with services at 11:00am. Interment will follow, 1:00pm, at Maui Veteran's Cemetery, ...