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Obituaries

Shigeshi Kurosawa, 94

Shigeshi Kurosawa, 94, of Kula, passed away on October 25, 2020 at Hale Makua. He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Elaine Kurosawa and his siblings (Harry, Lillian, Sam, Kenneth and Helen). He is survived by 1 living sister, Ruth; his 3 children Linda (Francis), Earl (Donna) ...

Shauntey Leinaala Maniago, 27

Shauntey Leinaala Maniago of Haiku, Maui, gained her angel wings on October 9, 2020, at Queens Medical Center on the island of Oahu. With both of her parents, brother and boyfriend by her side. She was born on Fathers Day, June 20,1993 at Maui Memorial Hospital. She was fun loving and ...

Roxanne G. Manlansing, 30

Roxanne G. Manlansing, 30, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on October 22, 2020, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on May 10, 1990 in Wailuku. Due to covid19, private services will be held. Roxanne is survived by her parents, Roger & Rosemarie Manlansing; her sister, Raven ...

Felicitas V. Tapat, 88

Felicitas V. Tapat, 88 of Wailuku, passed away on November 10, 2020 at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. She was born in the Philippines on March 20, 1932. Felicitas was a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Rolinda (Delfin) Quiocho, Ernesto (Francisca) Tapat Sr., Emelda (Francisco) ...

Dr. Roy Yasushi Ohata, 91

Dr. Roy Yasushi Ohata of Kamuela, Hawaii, peacefully passed away on October 28, 2020 at the North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, he was a graduate of Maui High School and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he received his BA, DDS and postgraduate degrees. He ...

Frank Sandoval

It is with great sad-ness that the Sandoval Ohana announces the passing of Frank Sandoval on October 19, 2020. Frank was born on August 27, 1945 in Santa Ynez, California. He was a proud Chumash Indian, serving as a Shaman to those who sought his council. Frank worked in Food and Beverage. He ...

Mary Momi Medeiros, 88

Mary Momi Medeiros, 88 of Makawao, Hawaii peacefully passed away in her home on Friday, October 23, 2020. She was born in Keanae, Maui, Hawaii on March 22, 1932 to the late Noa and Liliana “Poli” Kawai. She is predeceased by her loving husband Stephen Medeiros and her beautiful daughter ...

Ruth T. Kaya, 92

Ruth Toyoko Kaya, 92, of Wailuku, Maui, died on October 12, 2020. She was born in Laie, Oahu, on February 29, 1928. She was predeceased by her husband, James Setsuo Kaya; parents, Yasukichi and Tatsuyo Yamada; brothers, Ricky and Tommy; and sister Chiyoko. Ruth is survived by son, Clayton ...

Earlyne Noelani Kenolio, 70

Earlyne Noelani Kenolio passed away on September 24, 2020 in the care of hospice. She was born on March 19,1950 in Lahaina, Maui. She also leaves behind a predeceased husband Abraham Kalani O‘pio Kenolio, Sr. and a predeceased son Abraham Kalani O‘pio Kenolio Jr. and a significant other ...

Clement Montalvo Jr., 57

Its is with great sadness that the Montalvo Ohana announces the passing of Clement Montalvo Jr. on October 20, 2020. Clement was born to Clement Sr. and Judith Montalvo on July 7, 1963 in Wailuku, Maui. Due to Covid 19 the family will not be holding any services. Nakamura Mortuary will be ...

Fred Ruge, 90

Fred Ruge, age 90 passed away October 12, 2020 at his home in Wailuku. He was born May 18, 1930 in Detroit MI. Fred leaves behind his twin brother Robert, two younger brothers Paul (Patricia) & William (Deborah, along with many nieces and nephews. Fred was an adventurous and giving ...

Ronald Yasu Takushi, 70

Ronald Yasu Takushi, 70, of Kahului, died October 1, 2020 in the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on May 30, 1950 in Wailuku, Maui to Donald & Grace Takushi. He was employed with Maui Electric Company for 28 years and worked his way up to become a Diesel Operations Supervisor where he ...

Elizabeth P. Fernandez, 92

Elizabeth P. Fernandez, 92 of Wailuku, completed her transition at Islands Hospice on October 24, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Honolulu on December 15, 1927 to Nasario Palagan and Julia Niolopua, and raised as a child in Maunawili, Oahu. She met her loving husband of ...

Dale Delano Kawehi Hano, Sr.

There was an error in the obituary for Dale Delano Kawehi Hano, Sr. in The Maui News on the Weekender, October 24-25, 2020 issue. The name of the wife was missing. It should have read: Mr. Dale Hano leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 21 years, Donna Hano. Online condolences: ...

Cidronio Duldulao Bumanglag, Sr., 84

Cidronio Duldulao Bumanglag, Sr., 84, of Lanai City and Lahaina, passed away on October 4, 2020 at his home in Lahaina. He was born on May 22, 1936 in Barangay 7 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Cidronio migrated to Lanai in 1966 and worked for Dole Company harvesting and planting ...

Constance Kay “Connie” Laborte, 70

Constance Kay “Connie” Laborte, 70, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2020, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Connie was born in Hardin, Montana. She is predeceased in death by her father, William Magstadt and is survived by her mother Ethel Mae Magstadt, husband, William Laborte, ...

Edward Yoshito Watanabe, 81

Mr. Edward Yoshito Watanabe, age 81, of Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii, died October 15, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii on May 1, 1939 and retired from the State of Hawaii Department of Education as an Elementary School Teacher at Kohala Elementary School. He was a United ...

Iwalani Lawrence, 91

Iwalani Lawrence, 91, of Kihei, Maui passed away peacefully in the loving care of Hospice Maui Hale with family by her side. Iwalani was born to Alfred and Alice (Lincoln) Kimokeo on the island of Lanai on April 09, 1929. Iwalani was predeceased by her late husband Frank Lawrence Jr. ...

Shizuko Okubo, 100

Shizuko Okubo, age 100 of Honolua (today known as Kapalua) and Lahaina, Maui passed away in Kahului on July 16, 2020. She was born on September 05, 1919 in Lahaina to Taichi and Nayo (Mikami) Michimoto, the youngest of six children. The family moved to Japan when she was 4 years old and ...

Catalina “Carling” Sagrio Queja, 79

Catalina Queja, 79, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2020, under the care of Hospice Maui with loving family by her side. Services honoring Ms. Catalina Queja will be held at King’s Cathedral Church on Monday, October 19, 2020. She will be laid to eternal rest at Maui ...