Obituaries

Arsenio Manuel Andres, 85

Arsenio Manuel Andres, 85 of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Piddig Ilocos Norte, Philippines on May 7th, 1934 to the late Fermin Manuel Andres and Juana Manuel. Although he is no longer here, he will continue to live on ...

Seth Jonathan Cyr, 29

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Seth Jonathan Cyr (Sethyboy), age 29 our beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed suddenly on Saturday June 15, 2019 at the hospital and went to be with our Lord Jesus. Seth will always be remembered for his gentle spirit, big heart, and ...

Richard William Manthei, 71

Born August 31, 1947 in Decatur, IL. Died June 15, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, Maui, HI. Survived by Judith Bakos Manthei, his beloved wife of almost 50 years. They were married on July 12, 1969 in Joliet. IL. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Helen Phillips ...

Mary Nakamura, 96

Mary Akiko Nakamura of Kula, Maui passed away peacefully on April 17, 2019 at Islands Hospice Home in Kahului. She was born in Florin, CA and lived in Seattle, WA and Oxnard, CA prior to being interred with her family in the Gila River Concentration Camp in Arizona during World War II. Despite ...

Albert K. “Clock” Yoshimura, 83

Albert Kenji “Clock” Yoshimura was born on September 22, 1935 and passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on June 9, 2019.  He was born at the Pioneer Mill Co. Hospital in Lahaina Hawaii.   He was a retired owner of Yoshimura Jewelry in Lahaina.   Albert is predeceased by ...

Angelina Haunani Lani, 50

Angelina Haunani Lani, 50 of Maui, HI. Born on May 27, 1968. Peacefully passed away on April 30, 2019 with her loving family by her side. Survived by her daughters Alicia Kaleo (Rachel Kaohu), Amanda Kaleo (Russell Koki), Wendellyn Enosara and son Journey Enosara. Grandchildren Kualii, ...

Marie F. Nishihara, 96

Marie F. Nishihara, 96, of Wailuku, Maui, passed peacefully on June 7, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui, with family and friends at her side. She was born on March 2, 1923, in Kauai, Hawaii. A memorial in her honor will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019, at St. Anthony Church with ...

Connie Gamiao Rayoan, 82

Connie Gamiao Rayoan, 82, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on May 14, 2019, at Hale Makua Kahului surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on September 1, 1936, in Laao, Bangui, Philippines. Public Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Ballard Family ...

Kikue Robidoux, 86

Kikue Robidoux, 86, of Kahului, passed away on June 5, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on December 25, 1932 in Japan. Kikue worked on a Carnation Farm where she arranged and delivered floral arrangements. She also worked in the Food Prep department of the Hyatt Hotel. She ...

Edgardo “Ed” Valera, 82

Edgardo “Ed” Valera, our dad, grandfather and a retired geodetic engineer, passed away on June 2, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born October 14, 1936 in Bangued, at the province of Abra in the Philippines. Ed lived a full and adventurous life and will be missed by those who knew him. A ...

Lolita Sabugo Serrano, 83

Lolita Sabugo Serrano, 83 of Lahaina, Maui had passed away on June 7th, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on August 8th, 1935 in Pamplona, Cagayan Phillippines to the late Crispulo & Aguida Sabugo. Although she is no longer here, she will continue to live in the hearts of ...

Otome Carol Ihu, 90

Otome Carol Ihu was born on October 30th, 1928. She passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on June 8th, 2019. She was a retired hospital treasurer/comptroller for the Department of Defense in Okinawa. Otome is predeceased by her Husband; Walter Kalani Ihu. She is survived by her Sons; ...

Yoshiko Judy Napihaa, 95

Yoshiko Judy Napihaa, 95, of Wailuku passed away on May 27, 2019. Yoshiko was born on September 15, 1923 to Taro and Ushi Higa. She was also pre-deceased by her husband, Felix Napihaa, who passed in 1996. Mr. Napihaa’s name was omitted in error in the obituary that ran on Sunday, June 9, ...

Patricia “Patty” Enriquez, 80         

Patricia “Patty” Enriquez, 80 of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully at home on May 7th, 2019. She was born on December 9th, 1938 in Puna, Hawaii to the late Santiago Garcia Antida and Otomo Pililani Kobayashi, owners of Ola’a Sugar Company who were known for their sugar cane, papaya and ...

Irene Hideko Machida, 78

Irene Hideko Machida, 78, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2019 at Hospice Maui Services honoring Mrs. Irene Machida will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Nakamura Mortuary, with visitation at 9:00am followed by service at 9:50am. Irene is pre-deceased by her ...

Yoshiko Judy Napihaa, 95

Yoshiko Judy Napihaa, 95, of Wailuku passed away on May 27, 2019. Yoshiko was born on September 15, 1923 to Taro and Ushi Higa. She was a cook at Tasty Crust before retiring. She is pre-deceased by brothers, Takeo, Hideyasu, Susei Higa and sister Fumiko Miyahira. She leaves behind to ...

Mary Lou Schenk, 92 

Mary Lou Schenk, 92, of Wailuku, Maui passed away at her home on June 4th, 2019 under Hospice Care and was surrounded by her family. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 4th, 1926. She was a kind and loving mother and a lifelong member of St. Anthony Church in Wailuku. Mary Lou and ...

Frank Beecher Wooding III, 77         

Beecher died June 1, 2019, while windsurfing at Kanaha Beach Park on Maui. Beecher was born in September 1941 in Meriden CT to Frank and Ella Wooding. He earned a BA in Geology at Harvard, graduating in 1965. He worked for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts for 40 ...

Pearl Lorraine Blair, 94        

Pearl Lorraine Blair was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Kim Len and Harriet Loy Kyau Yap on November 25, 1924. She enjoyed a full and wonderful life and went home to be with God on April 27, 2019 at the age of 94. She attended Maryknoll Elementary School and University Lab School, graduating ...

Bessie Kalua Pauole DeMello, 92

Bessie Kalua Pauole DeMello was born Jan 17, 1927 on Hoolehua, Molokai and went home so peacefully to Jesus on May 11, 2019 at the age of 92. Her Celebration of Aloha will be held on Saturday June 8, 2019 at Kings Cathedral in Kahului at 9 am. She is survived by her sister Violet ...