Joseph Elaban, 85, of Kailua, died on January 17, 2014, at Castle Hospital in Honolulu.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Borthwick Mortuary- Mauka Chapel with a Service at 12 p.m. Burial to follow at 3:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Borthwick Mortuary- Honolulu is assisting with the arrangements.
Joseph Elaban was born on October 27, 1928, in Wailuku, Maui. He was the son of Pedro and Virginia (Kamaka) Elaban of Pukalani.
He was a Retired Ground Maintenance Foreman for The National Cemetery of the Pacific.
He is survived by three son's William W. (Cindy), Joseph Jr. (Blanche) and Tommy L. (Becky); two daughters Geraldine Elaban and Catherine L. Elaban; 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren.
Joseph enjoyed fishing on his boat named "Abby E", he also liked weightlifting, riding motorcycle and singing songs by Don Ho and Elvis.