Karen Yukie Hemans, 52

Karen Yukie Hemans, 52, of Waiehu, passed away on Maui on December 20, 2019. She was born in Wailuku, Maui on April 20, 1967, to Paul and Yukiko Murakawa.

Karen is survived by her husband, David; son, Joshua; mother, Yukiko; sister, Kim (Jason Mitnick) Murakawa, and niece, Lauren Mitnick.

Karen worked for the Hawaii State Judiciary for nearly 29 years, most recently as Court Administrator II. She was an active member of Joyful Community Church Maui.

Services celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., with service at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.

Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com