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Obituaries

Josephine “Jo” Catherine Reyes

During the three o’clock hour, the hour of Jesus’ death, Josephine Catherine Reyes, known affectionately as “Jo”, took the hand of her most trusted companion, Jesus of the Divine Mercy, surrounded by her loved ones at Hospice Maui’s Hale on December 26, 2020. Jo’s heart’s work as ...

Ricardo Sapla, 82

Ricardo Paranada Sapla 82 of Lahaina, Maui HI, peacefully passed away at home on January 8, 2021. He was born on April 4, 1938 in Gonzaga Cagayan in the Philippines. He is survived by son, Roger Sapla (Kristen Sato), Charles (Mary) Morales “adopted son,” 2 grandchildren, Trisha-Marie ...

Derlyn Kalanionamoku Pasco, 49

Derlyn Kalanionamoku Pasco of Kula passed away on December 13, 2020. He was born on May 31, 1971 in Honolulu. Derlyn worked in construction & loved the out-doors going fishing and hunting every chance he got. He enjoyed working in the yard and building his Toyota truck. Derlyn is ...

Fumie Kitagawa Takamura, 100

Mrs. Fumie (Kitagawa) Takamura, age 100, died peacefully in the presence of her loving family in Hospice Maui on January 9, 2021, Wailuku, Hawaii. Fumie is survived by daughters Cynthia Tashiro, Las Vegas, NV and Myra Ono, Honolulu, HI; sons Gilbert and Glen Takamura, and daughter-in-law ...

David Leary Timmons, 77

On Thursday, January 7th, 2021, David Leary Timmons passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Kihei, Maui at the age of 77. He was born on July 14th, 1943 in Cambridge, MA to Frederick and Madelyn Timmons and is survived by his two children Tiffany and Rian. He lived a rich and ...

Virginia Lee Brenizer, 92

Virginia Lee Brenizer, 92 of Lahaina, Maui passed away on December 29, 2020 under the care of Island Hospice. She was born on October 15, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. Virginia is pre-deceased by her husband, Ralph Brenizer, sons Michael Moffatt and Patrick Moffatt. She is survived by her ...

Esmenio Domingo, 72

Esmino Domingo passed away on December 20, 2020 at the age of 72 at his Kahului residence. He was born in the Philippines, Libertad Abulog Cagayan. He has worked in construction and hertz rent a car where he retired. Esmenio is survived by his beautiful wife Virginia Domingo. His chidren Joey ...

Juan Rumbaoa Duran, 96

Juan Rumbaoa Duran, 96, of Pukalani, Maui, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. He was born in 25 Bacarra Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on July 12, 1924, to Gre-gorio and Diega Duran. He is survived by his loving wife, Agrifina Duran; son, Victoriano (Antonia) Duran; and ...

Ruth Hisako Inouye, 91

Ruth Hisako Inouye, 91, of Kahului passed away on December 9, 2020 in the comfort of her home. She was born on January 13, 1929 in Waihee, Maui to Richard Tokuo and Fusako Iwami Ota. After 27 years of service, Ruth retired in 1992 from the County of Maui as the Building Permits supervisor. ...

Rosalie Leilani Kekona, 84

Rosalie Leilani Kekona, 84, of Wailuku, passed away on December 14, 2020, at Kula Hospital. She was born on November 10, 1936 in Puunene, Maui. Rosalie was a Supervisor at Woolworth Department Store be-fore her retirement. She is survived by her son, Tommy Dean Kekona. A public drive-thru ...

David LaPrade, 57

David LaPrade, 57, of Haiku, passed away peacefully at his residence under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born on June 26, 1963 in Virginia. David is survived by his wife, Sandra Glidewell; sons, Jared Parrish, Jesse Parrish; daughter, Acacia Glidewell; step-father, Dan Ferguson; ...

David Herman Morton, 92

David Herman Morton, 92, of Pukalani, Maui, also known as “Uncle Dave” passed away on December 7, 2020 at Hale Makua, Wailuku. David was born on September 29, 1928 at Kula Sanatorium to Ernest and Mary (Aruda) Morton. David grew up in Kula as his dad was a ranch foreman for Ka’ono’ulu ...

Kazuyuki “Kazu” Nagano, 95

Kazuyuki “Kazu” Nagano of Pukalani, passed away on December 6, 2020, at his residence. Kazu was born on May 12, 1925, in Kokomo, Maui. He is predeceased by his parents, Kichizo and Suma Uyemura Nagano. Kazu is survived by four brothers, Masayuki (Florence) Nagano, Walter (Diana) ...

Sarah Raisbeck, 90

Sarah “Sally” Raisbeck of Santa Fe, NM passed away Saturday January 2, 2021 at the age of 90. Sally was born to Charles Raisbeck and Virginia (Paul) Raisbeck in East Moline, IL, January 3rd, 1930. An avid student, Sally attended the University of Chicago and Stanford University. At ...

John Saka, 100

John Saka passed away in Hospice Maui on December 12, 2020. John was born on July 10, 1920 in Waihee, Maui. He retired as an accountant from Wailuku Sugar Company and in his retirement years, en-joyed golfing, working in the yard, traveling with his wife, Ethel, and visiting grandchildren and ...

Raymond Charles Silva Sr., 82

Raymond Charles Silva Sr., 82 of Kahului, Maui peacefully passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020. He was born in Puunene, Maui on November 11, 1938 to the late Antone and Mary Silva. He is survived by his daughter Annette Loney (Rob) and son Raymond Silva (Lisa), grandchildren Raeli Casil ...

Hideo Tanaka

Hideo Tanaka, 72, passed away at home on November 20, 2020 with his loving family by his side. He was born on February 27, 1948 in Sapporo, Japan to Yoshio and Katsuko Tanaka. He was predeceased by his parents; sisters, Fumiko and Shigemi (Don) Nakamura; and brother, Gunzo Tanaka. Hideo was ...

Janet S. Wakayama, 90

Janet S. Wakayama, 90, of Kahului, passed away peacefully at Hale Makua (Kahului) on December 13, 2020. She was born and raised in Haiku, Maui and attended Haiku School and then later attended Maui High School (Class of 1948). After high school she attended Maui Technical School for ...

Helen Soonie Lee, 88

Helen Soonie Lee, 88, of Kahului, Maui passed away on December 25, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on June 22, 1932 in Pu‘unene, Maui. Helen is pre-deceased by her husband, Robert S.Y. Lee and grand-daughter, Kristine (Bill) Woods. She is survived by her son, ...

Roselynnda Kimej, 38

Roselynnda Kimej, 38, of Kahului, passed away on December 3, 2020 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on April 25, 1982 in Honolulu. Roselynnda worked as a transporter for Dollar Rent-a-Car at Kahului Airport. She is survived by her husband, Royal Kimej; children, Bien Kimej, ...