Obituaries

Moises B. Bio, 88

Moises Bayogo Bio,88, of Kahului passed away on July 12, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on February 14, 1929 in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. He was a retired planter of the Honolua Maui Pineapple Company. Services honoring Mr. Bio will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on ...

Harriette Eiko Miyamoto, 84

Harriette Eiko Miyamoto, 84, of Kahului, passed away on June 3, 2017 in Kahului. She was born on July 18, 1932 in Haiku, Maui. Private services were held. Harriette retired from the County of Maui Prosecutors Office where she worked as a legal secretary. She is survived by her husband, ...

Richard M. Nakagawa, 69

Richard M. Nakagawa, 69, of Haiku passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Services honoring Mr. Nakagawa were held privately at Nakamura Mortuary followed by internment at the Makawao Veterans Cemetary with military honors. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with ...

Robert Jack Parrish, 71

11/12/1945 – 7/4/2017 Robert (Bob) Jack Parrish of Kula passed away on July 4, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Bob was born on 11/12/1945 in Pasadena, CA. He came to Hawaii in the United States Marine Corp in 1962 and served until 1965. He was a proud Viet Nam Veteran. After ...

Bernadette Elizabeth Spencer, 45

Bernadette Elizabeth Spencer, 45, of Pukalani, passed away on July 9, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 8, 1972 in Los Angeles, California. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., service 12:30 p.m., and burial ...

Larry K.L. Wong, Jr., 43

Larry K.L. Wong Jr., 43 of Honolulu passed away in Las Vegas. He was born on November 24, 1973 in Honolulu. His career started as a Sales Representative for Pflueger Auto Value Center and Jim Falk Motors and later he became self-employed as an IT Technician. Private services were ...

Carole S. Ikeda, 90

Carole Sugimoto Ikeda, 90, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui on July 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Services honoring Mrs. Ikeda will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Visitation will begin at 4:00pm, with ...

Betty Jane Keahi, 86

Betty Jane Keahi, 86, of Kihei, passed away on June 9, 2017 at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born on March 28, 1931 in Honolulu. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary, service will begin at 11 a.m., and cremation will ...

Lloyd Lee Loope, 74

Lloyd Lee Loope, 74, of Makawao, passed away July 4 in his home. A celebration of his life is being planned for a later time. Lloyd was a conservation biologist for the U.S. Geologic Survey and worked at Haleakala National Park. His passion was for preserving Hawaii’s native ecosystems; ...

• CORRECTION: Petra Domingcil Rivera, 85

There was an error in the survivor’s portion of the obituary that ran on Sunday, July 9, 2017 in The Maui News. Petra was a retired planter at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company. She is survived by her husband, Ignacio Rivera; children, Marcelino (Esmenia) Rivera, Florentino ...

Robert Joseph Sabagala, 59

Robert J. Sabagala, 59, of Wailuku, Maui, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on March 18, 1958. Visitation: 11:00 a.m. Services: 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22nd at Hale Makana Community Center.

Josephine V. Medeiros, 75

Josephine V. Medeiros, 75, of Kahului, passed away on June 3, 2017 at her residence. She was born on December 20, 1941 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku, mass will begin at 11 a.m., and burial will ...

James Raleigh Hill, 96

James Raleigh Hill, 96, of Hilo and formerly of Kihei, Maui died July 2 at the Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Private services. Dodo Mortuary Hilo is assisting with arrangements. Mr. Hill was born on November 16, 1920 in French Lick, Indiana. He was a retired accountant and real ...

Aaron Thomas Demello, 30

There was an error on the service date of the obituary that ran in The Maui News on Sunday, July 9, 2017. A celebration of Aaron’s life will be held from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, 45-425 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, HI 96744. Online ...

Patricia Dadiz Anecito, 81

Patricia Dadiz Anecito, age 81 of Pukalani passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on June 1, 2017 under the compassionate care of her husband Roberto, daughter Rosalyn and staff of Kula Hospital. Patricia worked proudly for many years at Kapalua Bay Hotel then at Maui Adult ...

Clay “Fubu” Damian, 51

Clay “Fubu” Damian, 51, of Kihei, passed away on June 19, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on January 9, 1966 in Wailuku. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Ballard Family Mortuary, memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Clay was ...

Aaron Thomas Demello, 30

Aaron Thomas Demello, 30, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away on June 9, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on April 7, 1981, on Maui. A celebration of Aaron’s life will be held from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, 45-425 Kamehameha Hwy, ...

Joyce S. Endo, 82

Joyce Sumako Endo, 82, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017, under the compassionate care of Islands Hospice, with her loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Endo will be held at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Visitation will begin at 3:30pm, ...

Julia B. Kakihara, 92

Julia B. Kakihara, 92, of Kahului, Maui passed away on June 18, 2017, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on March 26, 1925, in Haiku. Private services were held. The family requests no koden. Julia was a retired Administrative Assistant for Ige Construction. She was predeceased by her ...

Patricia Puanani Kala, 66

Patricia Puanani Kala, 66, of Wailuku, passed away on June 23, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on August 14, 1950 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 11 a.m., and burial ...