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Obituaries

Myrtle Haruko Ishikawa, 90

Myrtle Haruko Ishikawa, 90, of Kahului, Maui passed away on July 15, 2019 at Hale Makua Kahului. Private services were held. Nakamura Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Myrtle is survived by her husband, Larry Ishikawa; son, Ronald (Lorraine) Ishikawa; daughters, Paula (Dave) Fukuoka, ...

Thelma Tomeko Kasahara, 90

Thelma Tomeko Kasahara, 90, of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2019 with loving family by her side. Services honoring Mrs. Kasahara were held privately by family. Thelma was born on April 5, 1929 to Mr. Masaki and Mrs. Ichi Tokuoka in Makawao, HI. She was a front end ...

Bernice Leolani Montalvo, 77

Bernice Leolani (Burns) Montalvo, 77, of Ha’iku, Maui passed away on August 22, 2019 at her home under Hospice care. She was born on March 5, 1942 in Pu’unene, Maui, to the late Henry and Hannah Burns of Ha’iku. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Bernice was a ...

Yoshiko Okamura, 91

Yoshiko Okamura, 91, of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 11, 2019 at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on June 21, 1928 in Lahaina, Maui.  She was predeceased by husband Johnny and her son Ritchie. Yoshiko is survived by her children, Leslie Okamura, Carol Yamamoto and Kelvin Okamura.  ...

Clyde “PJ” P. Juario, 62

Clyde “PJ” P. Juario, 62, of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 23, 2019 at Hospice Maui Hale. He was born on November 16, 1956 in Wailuku, Maui. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Kanaha Beach Park beginning at 9:00 a.m. Clyde retired as a Custodian ...

Marsha Ann Erenia Leonani Shepherd, 64

Marsha Ann Erenia Leonani Shepherd, 64 of Kahului, went home to Jesus on August 14, 2019 while surrounded by her loved ones at Hospice Maui Hale. She was born on March 8, 1955 in Wailuku. Marsha Ann was a self-employed seamstress. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading, ...

George Gohara, 90

George Gohara, 90, of Pukalani died July 2,2019 at his home. George was born in Pukalani, he was a retired hydrologic technician for the USGS, a veteran of the U.S. Army and member of Makawao Hongwanji. Private services held. No koden. He is survived by his wife, Caren Gohara of Pukalani; ...

Kincaid Biga Kupahu Sr., 58

Kincaid Biga Kupahu Sr. also known as Uncle King, 58 of Kihei, Maui passed away on August 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 17, 1961 in Ewa Beach, Oahu. Kincaid served in the US Navy. Later worked for the Sugar Cane Train in Lahaina, Maui. He played music at ...

John Edward Seeley, 91

John Seeley, 91, of Kihei, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, August 17 after a long battle with renal failure. Originally from New Jersey, born July 15, 1928, John enlisted in the Navy at 17 and served as a Corpsman, proudly attached to the 5th Marines in San Diego, Guam, and ...

Ronald David Vaught, 82

Ronald David Vaught, 82 of Kihei, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 16, 2019.  He was born in Cleveland OH to Glenn Albert and Florence Balicki Vaught. Although he is no longer here, he will continue to live in hearts of his loving wife, Alexa Keaunui Vaught; daughters Faith ...

Ernesta S. Lana, 92

Ernesta S. Lana, 92, of Lahaina peacefully passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family and Hospice Maui on July 27, 2019. Ernesta was born on November 12, 1926 to Leona de Guzman and Wenceslao Salomon in the Philippines. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at ...

Manuel Solomon Martelles, 76

Manuel Solomon Martelles, 76, of Makawao, passed away on August 5, 2019 at Hospice Maui Hale. He was born on June 14, 1943 in Puunene, Maui. Visitation 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Church, Mass 7 p.m., cremation will follow. Urn burial service will be held at 9 ...

Paul H. Martin, 80

Paul Martin (Fingers) was born on November 11, 1938 in Arizona, and passed away at Kula Hospital on August 10, 2019. Paul attended the University of Arizona and enlisted in the Navy, where he was stationed in Okinawa. A “free spirit”, he lived in Haight Ashbury during the days of flower ...

Warren Masaichi Matsui, 85

Warren Masaichi Matsui, 85, of Kahului, Maui passed away on August 4,2019. He was born to parents Yuichi & Man Matsui on September 21, 1933 in Maalaea , Maui. Warren was predeceased in death by his parents, 3 brothers, and 1 sister. He is survived by a sister Ellen, and 2 brothers, ...

Howard T. Omura, 79

Howard T. Omura, 79, of Lahaina, Maui passed away on June 14, 2019 at Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on July 3, 1939 in Lahaina. Howard was a retired school administrator who served as principal at Hana High & Elementary, Kahului School and Maui High. He is survived by son, Scott ...

Kiyoko Suzuki, 92

Kiyoko Suzuki, 92, of Pukalani passed away at her residence under the care of Islands Hospice on July 19, 2019. Kiyoko was born on December 19, 1926. Loving mother, grandma, sister, aunty, friend to many. She is survived by her sons, Clyde Suzuki of Pukalani, Miles (Cheryl) Suzuki of Ewa ...

Anthony Vincent Vitale, 72

Anthony Vincent Vitale, 72, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on August 7, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on November 27, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary; prayer service will ...

Yoshino Hamai, 100

Yoshino Hamai, 100, of Honolulu, formerly of Kahului, Maui, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Honolulu. She was born in Makawao. She retired as a waitress at Maui Country Club. She is survived by sons, Warren Hamai, Marvin (Karene) Hamai, Dwight (Donna) Hamai; daughter, Cheryl Hamai; five ...

Stanceford Melvin Kaina, 63

Stanceford Melvin Kaina, 63, of Hilo, died on July 23 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born on Maui, he was a Falsetto Musician & Entertainer for “Na Leo Nahenahe O Pohai Kealoha”. Friends may call 8:30–10:30 a.m. Saturday (August 24, 2019) at the Church of Jesus ...

William Wailama Kepa, 52

William Wailama Kepa, 52, of Kula, passed away on July 17, 2019 at his residence. He was born on November 25, 1966 in Wailuku. A Celebration of Life will be held at Haliimaile hall on August 17, 2019 at 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes on August 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Maalaea Haycraft. William ...