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Obituaries

Susana Andres Vinoray, 97

Susana Andres Vinoray, 97, of Kihei, peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 1st, 2019. She was born in Tangaoan, Philippines on June 12th, 1922. Although she is no longer here, she will continue to live in the hearts of her children, Virgilio (deceased) (Erlinda) Vinoray, Lolita ...

Agnes K. A’i, 92

Agnes Keli’ikoliola Mahalo A’i was born on January 23, 1927 and died July 3, 2019 at Hale Makua, Kahului under the care of Islands Hospice Maui. She was born in Kaupo, Maui along with her five siblings, to Campwood Kalema Mahalo Sr. and Dollie Kiaumalani Keike. She attended Kaupo and ...

Jesus Damaso, 71

Jesus Damaso, 71, of Kahului passed away on July 1, 2019 under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born on June 5, 1948 in the Philippines. Jesus is survived by his siblings, Felicitas (Valerio) Bonilla, Noenita (Rodolfo) Cruz, Candido (Elsie) Damaso Jr., Leo (Jocelyn) Damaso; nieces and ...

Phillip Melinder, 43

Phillip Melinder, 43, of Kihei passed away on July 22, 2019 at his residence under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on October 1, 1975 in Chico, California. Phillip worked as a Banquets Houseman at the Fairmont Kealani. He enjoyed Health & Nutrition, hiking, canoe paddling, practicing ...

Walter “Rocky” Tsugio Nakama, 82

Walter “Rocky” Tsugio Nakama, 82, of Kihei, passed away at home on July 18, 2019. Former Marine, professional boxer, and retired contractor, Walter was born on July 7, 1937, in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by companion Anna Cabacungan; sons, Nelson and Neil (Phyllis) Nakama; ...

Presentacion Paludipan Pagdilao, 93

Presentacion Paludipan Pagdilao, 93 of Kahului, peacefully passed away on Thursday, July 25th, 2019. She was born in Cagayan, Philippines on November 6th, 1925. Although she is no longer here, she will continue to live in the hearts of her children, Ruth “Tessie” Waikiki, Joel (Blossom) ...

Yasuhiko Takushi, 91

Yasuhiko Takushi, 91, of Haiku, born on August 21, 1927, passed away on July 13, 2019 in Kahului. He served in the Army; raised pineapple; and after 25 years, retired from the State Department of Health, Vector Control Division in 1989. He is survived by daughter, Jill (Michael) Jamgochian; ...

Barbara Ruth Susan “Susie” Uwekoolani, 62

Barbara Ruth Susan “Susie” Uwekoolani, 62, of Kahului, passed away on July 22, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 10, 1956 in Victoria, B.C., Canada. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary, memorial ...

Seth Jonathan Cyr, 29

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Seth Jonathan Cyr (Sethyboy), age 29 our beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed suddenly on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the hospital and went to be with our Lord Jesus. Seth will always be remembered for his gentle spirit, big heart, and ...

Gerard Leslie DeRego, 85

Gerard Leslie DeRego, 85 of Kahului, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. He was born in Wailuku, Maui on November 20, 1933, to the late Frank DeRego & Caroline Rickard. For many years, he was a Manager at United Auto Parts and has served our country in the U.S. Army. ...

Robert Po’okapu Keli’iho’omalu Jr., 81

Robert Po’okapu Keli’iho’omalu Jr., 81, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away on July 6, 2019 in Kahului, Maui. He was born on January 19, 1938 in Hilo, Hawaii. He served in the United States Army in Germany. He was a Chef, Able Seaman in Merchant Marines, Seaman with Hawaiian Tug and Barge and ...

Johanna “Jo” Wilhelm, 93

Johanna “Jo” Wilhelm, 93 of Lahaina, Maui passed away surrounded by her loved ones on July 18, 2019. She was born in San Antonio, TX on February 24, 1926. She was preceded in death by her father, Willy K. Hansen of Denmark; mother, Petra Morales of San Antonio, TX; step-father; Louis ...

Robyn Marie Ching, 61

Robyn Marie Ching, 61 of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died July 1 at the Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu on August 31, 1957. Celebration of life 9 a.m. July 27 at Haycraft Beach in Maalaea. Casual attire, loose flowers welcome. She is survived by her companion, Thomas Wheeler of Kona; sons, ...

William Howard Knowlton, 66

William Howard Knowlton, 66 of Haiku passed away peacefully at home under hospice care on July 18,2019. William was born on October 2,1952 to William & Louise Knowlton in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by his wife Cathy, children; Wai'oli Knowlton and Johanna(Brian) Comegys, mother Louise ...

Barbara Anne Baillie, 67

Barbara Anne Baillie, 67, of Kula, passed away on May 27, 2019 in Kahului, Maui. She was born on June 23, 1951 in Nebraska. Barbara retired as the Director of Medical Records at Kuakini Health System in Honolulu before moving to Maui. She is survived by her husband, Carl Baillie of ...

Margaret Silva Cabral, 92

Margaret S. Cabral of Olinda passed away on July 15, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on February 5, 1927 in Makawao, Maui. Family and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Church in Makawao starting at 9:00 am. Mass begins at 10:00 am with ...

Nancy Kay Kaili, 72

Nancy Kay Kaili, 72, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on July 13, 2019, under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on June 12, 1947, in Myrtle Point, Oregon. A private scattering was held. Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Kaili; sons, James (Susan) Kaili, Louis (Sahara) Kaili; ...

Tsugiko Kikuta, 92

Tsugiko Kikuta, 92, of Kahului passed away at Maui Memorial Medical Center on June 4, 2019. She was born on December 12, 1926 in Spreckelsville, Maui and grew up in Omaopio. As a young adult she worked at Baldwin Packers Cannery. After she married, she was predominantly a homemaker who lovingly ...

Janet Tamayose, 98

Janet Tamayose, 98, of Haiku passed away on July 3, 2019 at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born on August 16, 1920. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. Janet is survived by her sons, Ron (Joyce-deceased) Tamayose, Roy Tamayose, Harold Tamayose and Gene Tamayose; ...

Tamotsu Tasaka, 89

Tamotsu Tasaka, 89, of Lahaina, passed away at Kahului Hale Makua on July 10, 2019. He was also under the care of Maui Hospice. He was born on October 7, 1929 in Lahaina. Tamotsu retired from Pioneer Mill Co., LTD after 44 years of service. Tamotsu was the only child of Seizo and Toshi Tasaka. ...