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Obituaries

Marie Anna Friend, 93

Marie Anna Friend, 93, Passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015, at the age of 93, at her residence, on Anuwanu Place in Pukalani, Maui, Hawaii. Surrounded by her loved ones on her journey to her "Highway To Heaven."Survived by her children; Joseph (Carly) Friend of Haiku, Clarence A. (Olga) ...

Frederick K. Fujimoto, 85

Mr. Frederick Kiyoshi Fujimoto, 85, of Makawao, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center with his loving family by his side.Services honoring Mr. Fujimoto were held privately at his request. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Frederick was born on August ...

Walter “Snow” Higashi, 85

Walter "Snow" Higashi, 85, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2015, under the care of Islands Hospice.Service is scheduled to take place on Monday, August 10, 2015 at Nakamura Mortuary with visitation beginning at 4:30pm and service at 5:30pm. Reception to follow. The family ...

Aquilina Manlansing, 85

Mrs. Aquilina Panugao Manlansing, 85 of Makawao, entered into eternal peace on August 2, 2015, under hospice care surrounded by her loved ones.She was born on January 11, 1930 in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija. She was predeceased by her husband Willy Manlansing. She leaves behind brothers Adong, ...

Jane “Yoko” Oifon Taguchi, 87

Jane "Yoko" Oifon Taguchi, 87, of Wailuku, passed on July 17, 2015, under the loving care of the staff of Hale Makua Kahului, and Islands Hospice.Visitation will be 10:00am on Aug. 14, 2015, at Nakamura Mortuary, with services at 11:00am. Inurnment will follow, 2:00pm, at Maui Memorial Park. ...

Mildred H. Vogel, 91

Mildred H. Vogel, 91, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on July 4, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on January 15, 1924, in New York.Millie taught school in New York City, later resigning to raise her children. She was an active volunteer both in New York and on Maui. She was named ...

Dawna Marie Yamaguchi-Kaaa, 52

Dawna Yamaguchi-Kaaa, 52 of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on July 30, 2015, at her home. She was born on August 9, 1963, in Wailuku.Dawna was an Account Executive for John H. Connors Insurance Company.Visitation will be held at 9 am on Saturday, August 15th 2015, at The Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Annette Hiroko Yoda, 74

Annette Hiroko Yoda, 74, of Wailuku, died on July 16, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Ms. Yoda was born July 22, 1940, in Wailuku, HI. She was an educator for Kahului School.Ms. Yoda was predeceased by her parents, ...

Paul Dennis Jenkins Dean, 72

Paul Dennis Jenkins Dean, 72, of Lahaina, Maui, passed away on August 3, 2015 at his home with his family by his side.He was born on June 12, 1943 in San Diego, California.Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Phyllis Eleanor Miller Doolittle, 88

Phyllis Eleanor Miller Doolittle, 88, passed away on July 30 in Columbus (OH). Born in Hagerstown (MD), daughter of Margaret Helen Clipp Miller and Jay C. Miller.She graduated from Hagerstown High (MD) and Skidmore College (Class of 1948).Travel agent, realtor, and enthusiastic school teacher, ...

Pauline Kekiwi Fernandez, 73

Pauline Kekiwi Fernandez, 73, of Pukalani, passed away on July 26, 2015, at her home.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Mrs. Fernandez was born Oct. 25, 1941, in Paia, HI. She was the owner/operator of Fernandez Catering.Mrs. Fernandez is survived by her ...

Antone Vierra De Luiz, Jr., 93

Antone Vierra De Luiz, Jr., 93, of Kahului, passed away on July 30, 2015 at his residence under the care of Hospice Maui.He was born on January 15, 1922 in Lahaina, Maui.Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, August 7, 2015 at Christ the King Church, Mass will begin at 11 ...

Frank “Palani” “Unko Frank” Kamakaokalani, 55

Frank "Palani" "Unko Frank" Kamakaokalani, 55, of Haliimaile, passed away on July 27, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on July 29, 1959 in Ewa, Oahu.Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Ballard Family Mortuary, services will begin at 7:30 ...

Toshiko “Stella” Kawaharada, 91

Toshiko "Stella" Kawaharada, 91, of Wailuku, died on July 13, 2015, at Hale Makua, Kahului.Private services were held.Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements.Ms. Kawaharada was born August 23, 1923, in Makawao, HI. She was a restaurateur, owning and operating M. Kawaharada Restaurant, in ...

Beverly Dale Lum Ho, 69

Beverly Dale Lum Ho, 69, of Makawao, passed away on July 29, 2015 at Hale Makua Wailuku.Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2015 at Nakamura Mortuary; with a service at 6:00 p.m. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mrs. Lum Ho was born on December 10, 1945 in Oakland, ...

Fabian Alfredo Martinez, 45

Fabian Alfredo Martinez, 45, of Haiku, passed away on July 25, 2015. He was born on June 23, 1970, in Colombia.Private family services will be held.He is survived by his parents, Carlos and Maria Martinez; brother, Leo Martinez; grandmother, Gabrilina Martinez; uncle, Jose Martinez; 2 nieces, ...

Elsie Hisano Miyamoto, 93

Elsie Hisano Miyamoto, 93, of Waikapu, passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side, on July 23, 2015, at Hale Malamalama in Honolulu.Services in her honor will be held on Monday, August 10, at Nakamura Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a Service at 11:30 a.m. Burial ...

Speshel Makanalei Kalikokalehua Tong chun Solomon Ruffin, infant

Speshel Makanalei Kalikokalehua Tong chun Solomon Ruffin was born July 17, 2015 and died July 17, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center here on Maui, Hawaii.She is survived by parents, Joanne & Lewis Ruffin grandparents: Michael & Yolanda Jetnil, James F Solomon Jr & ...

Virginia “Ginger” Gillespie White, 70

Virginia "Ginger" Gillespie White, 70, of Pukalani, Maui. Sept. 18, 1944 to July 27, 2015.Ginger taught elementary school at El Monte, in Los Angeles, California, for 30 years. In 2002 she retired, moved to Maui, and soon began quilting. She was very active in the Maui Quilt Guild, serving in a ...

Christian E. Bal, 91

Christian E. Bal, 91, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 6, 2015 at his residence under the care of his family with assistances by Hospice Maui. He was born on August 16, 1923 in Wailuku.Christian retired from the United States Army as a First Sargent.Visitation will be held on Friday, July ...