Emily Iwalani Maielua, 71

Emily Iwalani Maielua, 71 of Wailuku, passed away on July 22, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 11, 1946 in Honolulu.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 10 a.m., and cremation will follow.

The family request no flowers and Aloha Attire.

Emily formerly worked at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Avis Rent a Car, and was a Tour Bus Driver for Trans Hawaiian. She was also a Cheer Advisor for the Kahului Alii and Kahului Warrior Cheerleaders during the 1980’s. She enjoyed her family, loved her dog Marley and made special friends at Hui No Ke Ola Pono Adult Daycare Center where she spent her weekdays.

Emily was predeceased by her husband, Earle Maielua Sr., and son, Earle Maielua Jr.

She is survived by her son, David-Jacob (Francine) Maielua; sister, Leslie (Miles) Amion; grandchildren, Jasmine, Joshua, Kama, Justice, and Kaeo; great-grandchildren, Jysaiah, Tatiana, Jerzie-Sky, Zayden-James, Nash, and Hunter. She was also survived by her pride and joy, Marley.

Special thanks to her friends at Hui No Ke Ola Pono and especially to Islands Hospice Maui for your care and comfort.

Online condolences can be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com