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Obituaries

Lyric Nathaniel Ka’eo Galam Ching, 3

Lyric Nathaniel Ka’eo Galam Ching, 3 of Lahaina, passed away on October 4, 2019 at Kapi’olani Medical Center on Oahu. He was born on August 20, 2016 in Honolulu. Lyric Nathaniel is survived by his parents, Patrick Ching and Abigail Galam; grandparents, Julian and Ernaline Galam; great ...

Mary “Molly” Elizabeth Fisher, 82

Mary “Molly” Elizabeth Fisher, 82 of Haiku, peacefully passed away on Friday, September 27th, 2019. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 19th, 1937. Although she is no longer here, she will continue to live in the hearts of her son, Ian Fisher; grandson, Makai Fisher and many ...

Lolita Morondos Grimes, 62

Lolita Morondos Grimes, 62, of Wailuku, passed peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. A Celebration of Life will be held at Hale Nanea on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lita was born on January 9, 1957 in Wailuku, Maui. She worked as a house cleaner ...

Donald Frank Miller, 73

Donald Frank Miller, 73 of Kihei, passed away on October 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born on September 1, 1946 in Tennessee. Donald was a real estate broker. He is survived by his wife, Regina Miller; son, Donnie Miller; grandson, Nicholas Miller; great-granddaughter, Okcana Miller; ...

Walter Paul Vierra, 52

Walter was born on Maui, February 26, 1967 to Gertrude (Chung) and Anthony Vierra. The youngest of seven children, he attended Lahainaluna High School, received his undergraduate degree in accounting & finance from the University of Oregon in 1989, and his law degree from the University of ...

Margaret Michiyo Yamamura, 98

Margaret Michiyo Yamamura, 98, of Kahului, Maui died on September 12, 2019 in Kahului. She was born in Puuloa, Oahu. Survived by sons Noel, Francis and Patrick; daughters Florence Yoshikane and Joan Fuhrman; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren ; 2 great-great-grandchildren. ...

Dennis A. Mateo Sr., 68

There was a missing survivor in the obituary that ran on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He is survived by his wife Clarissa Mateo; son, Dennis “Kaneala” Mateo Jr. (Sarita); daughters Heidi Tomas (Reynaldo), Noralyn Koahou (Gary), and Tiara Mateo; sisters, Norma Leite (Fred), Janet Fernandez ...

Richard Michael Edison, 68

Richard Michael Edison, 68, of Lahaina, passed away at his residence on July 22, 2019. He was born December 7, 1950 in San Francisco, California. Richard came to Hawaii in 1973. He loved farming, music, cooking, and was an avid 49er football fan. His relaxed nature made it easy to be ...

Toshiko Edo, 99

Toshiko Edo, 99 of Kihei, Maui passed away on September 15, 2019 at Islands Hospice. Private Service were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. She was a housewife and seamstress. She also loved flowers and pastries. Toshiko is predeceased by her husband, Koichi Edo; ...

Richard S. Kutsunai, 77

Richard S. Kutsunai, 77 of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 26, 2019. He was born on August 12, 1942. He was the owner of the Kutsunai Photo Studio in Kahului. He survived by his son, Rocky (Katie); daughter, Kristi; 3 brothers, Andrew (Mildred), Roy (Yoshiko), and Alan ...

Dennis A. Mateo Sr., 68

Dennis “Danny” Alfred Mateo Sr., 68, of Pukalani, Maui, passed away on September 24, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center in the company of his family and close friends. He was born on August 21, 1951, in Pu‘unene, Maui.  Danny graduated from St. Anthony School in 1970. He served as a ...

Mitsue Suehisa, 98

Mitsue Suehisa, 98 of Kahului, Maui passed away on September 25, 2019 at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on April 19, 1921 in Kula, Maui. Private family services will be held. Mitsue is survived by her children, James (Naomi) Suehisa and Marion (Gary) Mc Murry; 4 grandchildren and 4 ...

Howard H. Takemoto, 76

Howard H. Takemoto, 76 of Wailuku, Maui passed away on September 17, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on November 23, 1942 in Wailuku to Shigeo and Mutsuyo Takemoto. He retired from Hawaiian Cement as a Mechanic. A Memorial service will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 ...

Haruko Yogi, 91

Haruko Yogi, 91 of Wailuku, Maui passed away on September 16, 2019 at her residence under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on January 4, 1928 in Okinawa, Japan. Haruko worked for Miyako Sushi and Takamiya Market before retiring. She is survived by her husband, Shinyei Yogi; ...

Susan Yoshie Ikeda, 92

Susan Yoshie Ikeda, 92 of Wailuku passed away on September 16,2019. Susan was born on March 5,1927 in Oahu to Ruzo and Ume Araishi. Ministry was important to her and she loved children and talking to people. She is survived by her husband, Albert Ikeda. Sister; Elaine Sawa. Children; ...

Roy T. Kawamoto, 73

Roy T. Kawamoto, 73, of Lahaina, Maui passed away on August 8, 2019 at his residence. He was born on December 8, 1945 in Wailuku, Maui. He retired from the County of Maui as a Maintenance grounds keeper. Private services will be held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Mabel Tokunaga Kobayashi 92

Mabel Tokunaga Kobayashi 92, of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully September 17, 2019 at home under Islands Hospice Services. McKinley High School Class of 1945. Graduate of University of Hawaii School of Medical Technology. Retired as Chief Medical Technologist at Maui Memorial Hospital ...

Betty M. Ota, 92

Betty M. Ota,92, of Kahului, Maui passed away on September 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born on August 28, 1927 in Wailuku, Maui. Private services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Betty is survived by her sister, Katherine Yoshizawa; sister in-law, Doris Ota; ...

Toshiko Reinhardt, 94

Toshiko Reinhardt, 94, of Pukalani, Maui, passed away on September 16, 2019, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 15, 1925, in Japan. Private services were held. The family request no monetary donations. Toshiko was predeceased by her loving husband, George Alfred ...

Ervan Sardinha, 87

Ervan Sardinha, 87, of Kahului Maui, passed away on Sept 18, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on February 24, 1932, in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Christ the King Church; service will begin at 11:00 a.m; ...