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Obituaries

Teruko Aileen Fujimoto, 106

Mrs. Teruko Aileen Fujimoto, 106, passed away on November 6 with her loving family by her side at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Private services were held at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission with Ballard Family Mortuary assisting with arrangements.Teruko was born in Puunene to Sadaichi and Tami Kurisu. ...

Hilda Kanae, 97

Hilda Kanae, 97 of Kahului, died October 17, 2015 at her residence (formerly of Honolulu).Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel in Honolulu, Hawaii. Catholic Prayer Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Hawaiian Memorial ...

Albert Joseph Pihi, Jr. 75

Albert Joseph Pihi, Jr. 75, of Kailua-Kona, passed away on November 6, 2015, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.A Celebration of His Life will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, with visitation at 9:00am, and services at 11:00amCremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory, ...

Hilda Kanae, 97

Hilda Kanae, 97 of Kahului, died October 17, 2015 at her residence (formerly of Honolulu).Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel in Honolulu, Hawaii. Catholic Prayer Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Hawaiian Memorial ...

Betty L. De Lima, 82

Betty L. De Lima, 82, of Kahului, passed away on November 4, 2015, at Hale Makua Kahului, under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on July 22, 1933, on Maui.A graveside service will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20, 2015, at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku, Garden of ...

Rusindo Benji Cabo, 81

Rusindo Benji Cabo, 81, of Kahului, passed away on November 3, 2015, in Kahului.A night wake will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Nakamura Mortuary, with visitation at 6:00pm, and services at 7:00pm. Visitation will continue, 10:30am, on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Nakamura ...

Benjamin Cabael Leones, 94

Benjamin Cabael Leones, 94, of Kahului, Maui passed away on October 31, 2015 at Hale Makua in Wailuku. He was born on September 5, 1921 in Pilar, Abra Philippines.Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, November 20, 2015 at Norman's Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 pm. ...

John H. K. Leong Jr., 70

John H. K. Leong Jr., 70, of Makawao, "originally of Laie", passed away on October 12, 2015 in Kahului, under the care of his loving family and Islands Hospice. He was born on May 22, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii.Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 10:45 am on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at ...

Edwin Seisuke Miyahira, 92

Edwin Seisuke Miyahira, 92, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2015 with his family by his side, under the care of Islands Hospice.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Miyahira was born Dec. 10, 1922, in Makawao, HI. He was the fifth of nine children to Kamechiyo ...

Leslie George Okamura, 65

Leslie George Okamura, 65, of Makawao, Maui passed away on October 27, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on May 26, 1950 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Waihe'e from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with service over urn ...

Rita Elaine Sajor, 70

Rita Elaine Sajor, 70, of Kahului, Maui passed away on October 22, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on July 11, 1945 in Wailuku, Maui.Visitation will be on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at King's Cathedral Church in Kahului from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with service over urn to ...

Gladys Frances Pele Roback Sinenci, 77

Gladys Frances Pele Roback Sinenci, 77, of Hana passed away on November 2, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on January 15, 1938 in Hana to Josephine Keaoopuaokalani Akiu Roback and William Frederick Roback.Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at St. Mary ...

Takashi “Sheik” Suzuki, 96

Takashi "Sheik" Suzuki, 96, of Kula passed away on November 1, 2015 at Roselani Place under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on January 27, 1919 in Kihei, Maui. Family would like to acknowledge the Roselani Staff and Hospice Maui for their love and compassion.Private Family Services ...

Takeshi Takemoto, 86

Takeshi Takemoto, 86, of Kahului, passed away on October 12, 2015, at his home in Kahului.Inurnment services will be held at 11:00am, on Friday, November 20, 2015, at Maui Veteran's Cemetery, Makawao, HI.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Mr. Takemoto was born on April 28, 1929, ...

Caroline Kathrine Tom, 77

Caroline Kathrine Tom, 77, of Wailuku, passed away on November 6, 2015 at her residence. She was born on March 9, 1938 in Wailuku.Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, November 19, 205 at St. Anthony Church, services will begin at 9:15 a.m., and burial will follow at 11 ...

Steven Hunter Hood, 70

Steven Hunter Hood, 70, passed away on November 4, 2015 in Wailuku, HI after a brief illness. He was born on March 15, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Abington High School in Abington, PA in 1963 and was trained as an EMT and a Paramedic after high school. In the early 90's, ...

Fumiko Kunioki, 91

Fumiko Kunioki, 91, of Wailuku, passed away on November 4, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center.Visitation will be 3:00pm, Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Kahului Hongwanji Mission, with services at 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the Kunioki family requests donations be made to Kahului Hongwanji ...

Tulsi Jaya Klappert, 17

Tulsi Jaya Klappert, 17, of Haiku, Maui, passed away on November 4, 2015, at her home in Haiku.A celebration of Tulsi's life will be held at 12:00 noon, this Sunday, November 15, 2015, at 200 Door of Faith Road, Haiku, Maui, HI.Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.Tulsi was born ...

Eleanor Sueko Morioka, 71

Eleanor Sueko Morioka, 71, of Kahului passed away peacefully on November 2, 2015 at Islands Hospice Kahului. She was born on June 10, 1944 in Honolulu. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission, 4:00 p.m; burial at a later date.Eleanor was the ...

Meleane “Latu” Saafi, 80

Meleane "Latu" Saafi, 80, of Lahaina, passed away on November 8, 2015 at her home, under the care of her loving family and Hospice Maui. She was born on September 29, 1935 in Ma'ufanga, Tonga.She was a retired Housekeeper for the Napili Kai Beach Resort.Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to ...