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Obituaries

Walter F. Kan Hai, Jr.

Information for Services was omitted: Due to Covid-19 the family will continue to practice social distancing and have a Family and Friends Drive-By for Condolences on Saturday, August 8, 2020 10am - 1pm at the Ballard's Mortuary parking lot. He was a loyal member of the Operating Engineers ...

Roberto Punio Cua, 85

Roberto Punio Cua, 85, of Kahului passed away peacefully on July 23, 2020. He was born on April 30, 1935 and was raised in Orpheum Village in Paia. Roberto was a Draftsman by trade and later retired as a Palletizer at Maui Land and Pineapple Company. He enjoyed fishing, cycling, going to the ...

Kunitake, Jay Jitsuo, 95

Jay Jitsuo Kunitake was born December 20, 1924 in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii and passed July 18, 2020 peacefully at home. Jitsuo was a veteran of the pacific campaign during World War II where he served as a medic and interpreter.In 1954 he married his late beloved wife June Yukiko and 2 years ...

Fusae Nakamura, 90

Fusae Nakamura 90, passed away on July 23, 2020. Predeceased by husband Zenzo, Survived by daughters Wendy (Damian) Okamura, Ann (Steve) Marugaki and son Keith Nakamura, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Private service. No Koden. Please donate to Hospice Maui. Online ...

Kahealani Noreen Wilhelm, 52

Kahealani Noreen Wilhelm of Huelo, Maui, former semi-truck driver, passed away on July 11, 2020 at Hospice Maui. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by partner; Joseph Vierra, son; Keola Wilhelm, daughters; Ka'umelani Murakami, Kauluwehi Vierra-Wilhelm, mother; Geraldine Wilhelm, ...

Alan Francis Camara, 76

Alan Francis Camara, 76 of Wailuku, passed away on July 11, 2020 at Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born on April 10, 1944 in Puunene, Maui. Alan worked at the Royal Lahaina Hotel in the maintenance department before he retired. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Latricia Camara; sons, ...

Harold Haupu Sr., 87

Harold Haupu Sr., 87 of Wailuku, Maui passed away on July 3, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, and under the care of Hospice Maui. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Nakamura Mortuary in Wailuku, Maui. Viewing for the immediate family will be ...

George Y. Kadokawa, 83

It is with great sadness that the Kadokawa Ohana announces the passing of George on June 22, 2020. George was born on February 8, 1937 in Honolulu. He was 83 years old. He graduated from McKinley High School, then joined the Airforce and was honorably discharged after 4 years. George worked ...

Yoshio “Bala” Kohama, 97

On July 8, 2020 Bala passed away peacefully at his residence. He was born to Jenichi and Hisayo Kohama on November 23, 1922 in Kahului, HI. He was a retired carpenter and also did masonry. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed going to Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife of 63 years ...

Benita Pallasigui Tundayag, 98

Benita Pallasigui Tundayag, 98, of Kihei, Maui joined our creator on July 16, 2020 at Hale Makua. She was born on April 3, 1922 in San Miguel, Tarlac, Phillippines. Due to the COVID19 pandemic, private services will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary followed by burial at Maui Memorial Park, ...

Haruye Yoshioka, 95

The Yoshioka family is sad to announce the passing of Haruye Yoshioka on July 13, 2020 at Hale Makua in Wailuku. Haruye wa born to Hikoichi and Sueno Tsue on March 30, 1925. She worked for 44 years at Maui Land and Pineapple Co. warehouse section. Haruye’s husband Takashi died in 2012 and ...

Patricia Ann Tavares Carvalho, 88

Patricia Ann Tavares Carvalho, 88, of Hilo died May 22 at the Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Makawao, she was a retired nurse's aide at the Life Care Center of Hilo, member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and Big Island Portuguese ...

Liann A. Castro, 58

Liann A. Castro of Kihei, passed away on June 26, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on March 16,1962 in Wailuku, Maui. "Aunty Liann" worked for the State of Hawaii Department of Education (Kahului Elementary) for 32 years as an Educational Assistant. She also worked for County ...

Guthrie “Sonny” Julio Franco, 65

Guthrie "Sonny" Julio Franco passed away on July 1, 2020 in Wailuku, Maui at the age of 65. Sonny was born on September 30, 1954 in Puunene Maui, Hawaii to Julio and Susan Franco. He Graduated from St. Anthony High School. He was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the Navy. Sonny is preceded ...

Ethel Hashimoto, 93

Its is with great sadness that the Hashimoto Ohana announces the passing of Ethel Hashimoto on June 19, 2020. Ethel was born on July 12, 1927 in Spreckelsville, Hawaii. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting the family with all arrangements. Ethel is survived by her children; Son; Alan ...

Yvonne Nagoshi, 88

Yvonne Nagoshi, 88 of Kahului, Maui passed away on May 19, 2020. She was born to Chonosuke and Aki Yoshida on October 11, 1931 in Puunene, Maui. Private family services were held. “She had a particular way she went about everything she did.  She had her own way of existing in her quiet ...

Anthony Makahilahila Perry, 72

Anthony Perry of Hana, Maui passed away on July 11, 2020. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting the family with all arrangements. Anthony was born on February 1, 1948 to Benjamin and Helen Perry in Hana, Maui. He is predeceased by his wife Karlyn Perry-Kaaloa; survived by children; Nancy ...

Bien Fernandez, 73

Bien Fernandez, 73 peacefully passed away on June 21, 2020 under hospice care in Aurora, CO. He was born on September 3, 1946 in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He immigrated to Hawaii in 1958. He graduated from Baldwin High School 1966. After high school, he retired in the U.S. Army of 23 ...

Ruth Ann Cumbo, 76

Ruth Ann Cumbo, 76 of Kihei, Maui peacefully passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 16, 1943 to the late Paul and Frances Winters. She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly (Paul) Barker, Tracy (Michael) Herlihy; two sisters, Caroline (Lloyd) ...

Dr. Fumio Tsuji, 102

Dr. Fumio Tsuji, 102, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2020. He was born on June 10, 1918, in Hakalau, to Itsuki and Haruko Tsuji.Dr. Tsuji served as President of the Hawaii Dental Association, helped to establish and foster the Hawaii Dental Service and Kahului Federal Credit ...