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Obituaries

Teruko Okafuji, 104

It is with great sadness that the Okafuji Ohana announces the peaceful passing of Teruko Okafuji on May 22, 2020 at the age of 104 at her foster care home with her family, her caregiver and Islands Hospice by her side. Teruko was born on July 7, 1915 in Puunene, Hi to Ichisuke and Kichi ...

Grace Satsuki Oshiro

It is with sadness that the Oshiro Ohana of Pukalani announces the passing of Grace Satsuki Oshiro on May 16, 2020. She was born on July 09, 1929 and was the sixth child of ten children born to Bunichi and Kamato Ige of Puunene. Her surviving sisters are Ethel and Jane of San Francisco and ...

Yolanda K. Sniffen, 63

Yolanda K. Sniffen, 63 of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully under the care of her loving family and Hospice Maui on May 26, 2020. She was born to David and Eleanor Sniffen on May 14, 1957 in Wailuku, Maui.  She retired from Maui Memorial Medical Center as a Housekeeping/Laundry ...

Domingo C. Amano, 87

Domingo C. Amano, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, passed away on May 19, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on January 1, 1933 on Maui. Private services will be held. Domingo was a retired Staff Sergeant with the United States Army. He later ...

Francis Bedoya, 92

Francis Bedoya, 92 of Lahaina, Maui passed away on May 26, 2020 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born to Macario and Maximina Bedoya on June 4, 1927 in Lahaina. He attended King Kamehameha 3rd school and completed Lahainaluna High in 1946, including pre-advocational in Carpentry, ...

Edwin F. Brown, 81

Edwin F. Brown, twenty year resident of Lahaina, Hawaii, passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on December 20, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed golfing, ...

Alan James Cabos, 42

Alan James Cabos, 42 of Kula, passed away on May 10, 2020 in Hana. He was born on October 26, 1977 in San Leandro, California. Alan was employed by Premier Restoration Hawaii. His favorite hobbies were fishing and hunting. He is survived by his mother, Sharon Cabos and predeceased by his ...

Faye E. Field, 85

Faye E. Field, longtime Maui resident, died on May 29, 2020 due to cancer. She was born in Honolulu in 1934, was educated in public schools there, later graduating from Punahou as a member of the Class of 1952. Faye attended Stanford University and then art school in Los Angeles, California. ...

Joseph Hampel III, 67

June 4, 1952-April 28, 2020. Joseph "BUDDY" Hampel passed away peacefully at Hospice Maui Hale; he was 67. Joe, or "Uncle Buggs," as we called him, was born in Waipahu, O'ahu, and lived in Diamond Head before moving to Maui when his father was hired as the Manager of Kahului Shopping ...

Rine Higa, 75

It is with great sadness that the Higa Ohana announces the passing of Rine Higa on May 18, 2020. The family has held private services at Nakamura Mortuary. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting the family with all arrangements. Rine was born on December 26, 1944 to Alle Manbwij and Telion ...

Tadao Fred Inouye, 90

Tadao Fred Inouye, 90-year-old, Puunene, Hawaii-born resident of Gardena, passed away on June 2, 2020. Per the family wishes, no services will be held due to Covid-19. He is survived by his wife, Sue Inouye; son, Jason Inouye; he is also survived by other relatives. www.fukuimortuary.com ...

Daniel Nahuina, 82

Daniel Nahuina, 82, of Kula passed away peacefully at his residence. He was born on December 2, 1937 in Kohala, Hawaii. Daniel is survived by his wife, Sieglinde Nahuina, son, Uwe (Jacquiline) Nahuina; daughter, Iwalani (Mark) Else; siblings, Lillian Fujii, Beatrice Block, Rudolph (Leimomi) ...

William Awihilima Kahaiali’i, 59

Entertainer, William Awihilima Kahaiali’i, also known to many as “Willie K”, 59 of Wailuku, Maui peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2020. Private services were held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. He is survived by his loving wife Deborah Kahaiali‘i; ...

Manuel “Manny” Clarabal Jr., 67

March 23, 1953 - May 9, 2020 Manuel "Manny" Clarabal, Jr., 67, of Lana'i City passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020 in Kahului at Islands Hospice. He lived on the island of Maui for many years working for Gate Gourmet formerly known as Dobbs International. Manny also took on part-time work ...

Amy Louise Ishikawa Ito, 76

Amy Louise Ishikawa Ito, 76 of Pukalani, Maui passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and under the care Hospice Maui on May 15, 2020. Private services will be held. She retired in 1998 as an Accountant to baby-sitting her granddaughter. She later started her own Tax Return ...

Amelia Kurahara, 94

Amelia Kurahara, 94, of Kahului, Maui passed away on May 15, 2020 while under the loving care of Islands Hospice Maui. She was born to Katsumi and Kimiyo Katsutani on February 16, 1926 in Wailuku, Maui. She retired from the Department of Education as a Cafeteria Cook at Haiku Elementary School. ...

Robin Denise Ray, 56 “Rockin’ Robin”

Robin Denise Ray, 56, of Kihei, Maui, passed away on May 21, 2020, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on March 2, 1964, in Virginia to Barbara and Edward Ray. Robin “Rockin’ Robin” as known by many, loved her dogs, enjoyed dancing and going to concerts – just full of life. ...

Winona Alo Tomoso, 93

Winona Alo Tomoso, 93, of Kahului passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020 under the care of Islands Hospice. She was born on October 7, 1926 in Wailuku. Winona is survived by her children, John A.H (Susan) Tomoso, Michael W.M. Tomoso, Celia Puaala (Keith) Moniz, Andrew “Analu” W. Tomoso; ...

Lin C. Watanabe

Lin C. Watanabe, age 58, of Kahului, Maui, Hawaii passed away on May 22, 2020. She worked at Foodland Kihei and was a licensed seafood distributor. Founder of Watanabe Taiko, she was passionate about sharing taiko music and the obon tradition. Lin is survived by her parents, Albert and Amy ...

Fredrick Bacolini

The Bacolini Ohana is saddened to announce the passing of, Fredrick James Bacolini, 77, of Napili, Maui. He passed away on Tuesday, April 14th, 2020. Fredrick was born on January 17th, 1943, in San Francisco, California. He was a retired Vietnam Veteran. Private services were held by the ...