Howard “Kabo” Takao Matsunaga, 82

Howard “Kabo” Takao Matsunaga, 82, of Kuiaha, passed away peacefully at Maui Memorial Medical Center on December 04, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at Makawao Hongwanji Mission Church on December 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Family requests no flowers. Inurnment will be at Makawao Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.

Howard was born and raised in Kuiaha, Maui and is the third born of the late Misayo and Jack Juichi Matsunaga. He is also predeceased by his brother, Myles. Howard attended Haiku School and Maui High School then volunteered for the Army. After his military service, he returned home and worked as a truck driver/delivery person for Valley Isle Produce then The Gas Company from which he retired.

He is survived by his siblings: George (Reiko) Matsunaga, Allen (Fay) Matsunaga, Myra (George) Uchida, Judith (Richard) Jinnai, and Ronald (Rena) Matsunaga.; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many loving and supportive friends.

Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com