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Melvin S. Honda, 81

Melvin S. Honda, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away at his residence on August 24, 2020. He was born in Wailuku on April 1, 1939.

Mel Graduated from Baldwin High School and Maui Technical School. He was an auto body repairman for many years then worked at the Renaissance Hotel until he retired.

He was an avid diver for fish and tako which he shared with his friends and family, enjoyed bird hunting with his friends, and the occasional trips to Las Vegas and visiting with his sister in California. In his youth, he loved boxing and drag racing.

Mel is survived by his wife of 57 years, Arlene Y; Daughter, Shelly Ann (Wendel); son, Darryl N; sister, Joyce (Roy) Akiyama; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Nadao and Shizuko Honda; and brother, Alan K. Honda.

Private services to be held due to the Coronavirus.

Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com