Big Island Obituaries
Mark Fred Ater
December 3, 1957 – Nov 7, 2017
Mark Fred Ater, 59, peacefully upheld divided Nov. 7, 2017. Mark was innate Dec. 3, 1957, in Honolulu.
Mark worked in maintenance. Celebration of life will be on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, during Puhi Bay from noon to 5 p.m.
Survived by mom Anna K Ater; stepmother Judy Ater; hanai sons Kamalani Hutchinson; Koa Evans; daughters Janna (Jaysen) Manuia; hermit Tom (Genny) Texeira; sisters Jamie Ater (Dale Stenoien); Jessie (Dwayne) Vargas; grandchildren Alana, Iokua, Anela, Alohi, Iakona; 9 brother-in-laws, 10 sister-in-laws, countless uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Joseph Manuela Chang
June 5, 1958 – Nov 2, 2017
Joseph Manuela Chang, 59, upheld divided on Nov. 2, 2017. Joseph was innate Jun 5, 1958, in Makaha, Oʻahu.
Celebration of life to be announced during a after date.
Survived by son Keo A. Chang; daughters Sharana H. (Kamu) Chang; Mokihana K. Chang; relatives George Acoy Chang; mom Thelma Naehu; brothers William Chang; George A. Chang; sisters Thelma (John) Awai of Kailua, Oʻahu; Maryann Arang of North Carolina; Gina (Kaipo) Akaka of Punchbowl, Oʻahu; 6 grandchildren; countless uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Damon Kulani AhQuin
August 18, 1963 – Oct 29, 2017
Damon Kulani AhQuin, 54, peacefully upheld divided Oct. 29, 2017. Damon was innate Aug. 18, 1963, in San Diego.
Damon was a farmer. Celebration of life to be announced during a after date. Survived by Christie Kahealani Harvey (partner); son Shiloh Keliikeanui AhQuin; daughters Sasha Kahealani AhQuin; Sheanalani Kela AhQuin; Sabrynn Kuumomimakamae AhQuin; Serenity Kealohalulehua Kaanaana AhQuin; hermit Joel Keakahi AhQuin Jr.; sisters Jola Lundford; Leoleta Ka’aihue; 3 grandchildren, countless uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Manuel Rivera Rivera
December 16, 1950 – Nov 6, 2017
Manuel Rivera Rivera, 66, of Kahului, upheld divided on Nov. 6, 2017, during Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was innate on Dec. 16, 1950, in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
Visitation will be hold from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, during Norman’s Mortuary; wake will hold in a Philippines.
Manuel was a Landscaper for KOR Westin Hotel. He is survived by his wife, Rebeca Rivera; sons, Arnold Rivera, Manny (Estelyn) Baysa; daughter, Remalyn Rivera; sister, Benjamina (Vicente) Castillo; brothers, Jose (Feliciana) Rivera, Angel Rivera, Gregorio (Susana) Rivera, Guillermo (Marina) Rivera, Andres (Regina) Rivera; and grandchildren, Nicole Baysa and Tyar Ann Baysa.
Anthony Hanalei Peters
July 31, 1947 – Nov 5, 2017
Anthony Hanalei Peters, 70, went home to a celestial father on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, during Maui Memorial Medical Center.
He was innate and lifted in Lahaina and was a son of Hank and Cecilia Peters.
He leaves his mom of 49 years, Yvonne “Momi”; his dual daughters, Francine “Lani” (Sione Maile) Moala, Cherie (Bobby) Brown; 9 grandchildren, Angela, Isaac, and Talia Filikitonga-Peters, Sean and Sosaia Moala, Shanon and Toni-Ann (deceased) Peters, Tasi and Natasha Lepetia-Peters; 9 good grandchildren, Leila, Hanalei, Nick, Kaylah, Kaydon, Legend, Tevai, Terina and Tiara; sisters, Lorraine “Lovey” Yoshimoto, Cherie Rooks; his brothers, Earl (Patty) Nishiyama, Arthur Peters, Wendell (Sonia) Peters; and many nieces and nephews.
Hanalei desired and worshipped a Heavenly Father and was a member of a King’s Chapelof Lahaina.
He worked during a Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel for over 40 years, and was active with kinship activities, upheld his co-workers and worked closely with management. He was also concerned with a King Kamehameha march – privately with a Pa’u riders and a horses. As Hanalei would say, his favorite memory would be with his family in a plateau with his horses.
A jubilee of his life will be hold during Norman’s Mortuary on Friday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., stability on Saturday, Nov. 18, during Norman’s Mortuary from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; wake will follow during 2 p.m.
Rhendie Michaela Makanalani Hepa
February 27, 1996 – Nov 5, 2017
Rhendie Michaela Makanalani Hepa, 21, of Kīhei upheld divided on Nov. 5, 2017, in Wailuku during Maui Memorial Medical Center.
Rhendie was innate Feb. 27, 1996 in Līhue, Kauaʻi.
She worked in sell and food and beverage. She had a passion for hula, modeling, photography and theatre. Rhendie was a 2014 connoisseur of Kīhei Charter High School and attended Kapiʻolani Community College.
She is survived by her son Isaiah Kahekili Oneha of Maui; her mother, Leilani Michelle Klask of North Carolina; father Derrick (Ruby) Hepa of Kauaʻi; sister Rhianna Hepa of North Carolina; half sisters Kanui and Deejdrah Hepa of Kauaʻi; grandmother Sandra Richardson of North Carolina; prolonged time messenger Maximin Oneha IV of Maui; countless aunties, uncles and cousins; predeceased by grandparents Bertram C. Klask Sr., Sam Hepa Sr. and Janet Hepa.
Visitation will be be hold Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, during 9 a.m. during Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului with a use to follow during 10 a.m. A jubilee of life and pinch of remains will be hold Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, during 1 p.m, during Kamaʻole III Beach Park in Kīhei.
Rhendie was a smashing mom with a pleasing heart that overwhelmed a lives of many. She will be dearly missed.
Crescencio “Cris” Baluba
April 9, 1934 – Nov 2, 2017
Crescencio “Cris” Balubar, 83, of Kīhei, upheld divided on Nov. 2, 2017 during Hospice Maui. He was innate on Apr 9, 1934 in Puʻunēnē, Maui.
Crescencio was a maestro of The United States Marine Corps. He was a shipping and receiving administrator and worked abroad on Johnson Atoll.
Visitation will be hold from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 during Ballard Family Mortuary, use will start during 4:30 p.m.
Family ask infrequent attire.
A entertainment for friends and family will be hold during 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 during Kenolio Beach Park in Kīhei for pinch of remains during sea.
Crescencio is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (MJ) Balubar; son, Jeff Balubar (Laurie); daughters, Abigail Balubar, Tina Balubar- Smith, Linda Balubar-Silva (Ganon), Vanessa Balubar, Jeanie Silva (Ron); brother, Richard Balubar (Iola); 5 sisters, Virgie (Ray) Orta, Carmen(Ben)Torres, Lisa (Tom)Walker, DeeDee (Anthony) Amaral, Shirley (Glen) Medeiros; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.
Matthew I.P. Sardine
December 25, 1984 – Nov 1, 2017
Matthew I.P. Sardine famous as “Matty” of Waiehu, Maui upheld divided on Nov. 1, 2017. Matthew was innate on Dec. 25, 1984, on Christmas day and was a present to this world.
His love, courage, faithfulness and “kluchyness” will be severely missed. Matty lived his life to a fullest each singular day, generally for his dual baby girls Leah and Lily. He was a amatory father, son, hermit and crony to all who’ve had a payoff to accommodate him.
Matty worked during Gammie Homecare, aiding those with medical needs and depot patients transitioning, providing apparatus and assistance. He desired his pursuit and what it stood for. Although his delight and participation leaves a blank in a hearts, we all find comfort in a faith, meaningful that Matthew is a defender angel for all who desired him.
Matty is survived by his relatives Kathy Lee Sayre and Anthony A. Sardine (Deborah Sardine), dual baby girls Leah Napua Sardine and Lily Puamaeʻole Sardine, his adore and mom of his children Dominique Nikki Gusman; his brothers Keaka Sardine (Angel Sardine), Jonathan Awai: sisters Cherie Awai Gouveia (Alfred Gouveia) and Sailau Ioakimi(Kawika Momoa daughter Kaile Momoa) 5 nephews Anthony, Quinn, Noah, Liam, Kamuela and 3 nieces True, Dolly, and Alena. Also survived by his amatory “Tutu Lady” Jo Sayre Wong.
A jubilee of Life will be he hold on Nov. 14, 2017 during Hope Chapel in Kīhei.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Services will be from 11 a.m. to noon with his jubilee to follow in a courtyard.
Matthew’s remains will be sparse a subsequent morning Nov. 15, 2017 during 10 a.m. in Maliko Bay, a place where he always yearned to be.
Matt, we are perpetually engraved in a hearts. A hui hou, until we accommodate again.
Anthony Jack Masao Kina
April 13, 1947 – Oct 30, 2017
Anthony Jack Masao Kina, 70, of Kahului, Maui, upheld divided on Oct. 30, 2017, during his home, with his amatory family by his side. He was innate on Apr 13, 1947, in Puʻunēnē, Maui.
A commemorative use will start during 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, during a Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao; chain in a niche will follow. Norman’s Mortuary is aiding with wake arrangements.
Anthony was a late carpenter. He is survived by his brother, Stanley Kina; and sisters, Diane (Howard) Cabacungan and Suzanne (David) Cabacungan.
George “Big Papa” Kauhi
April 16, 1920 – Oct 30, 2017
George “Big Papa” Kauhi, 97, upheld divided on Oct. 30, 2017, of healthy causes during his home in Wailuku.
Visitation will on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, during Norman’s Mortuary in Wailuku starting during 9 a.m. with use to follow during 10:30 a.m.
Burial will be hold during 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, during Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Big pappy was innate in Honolulu. He was an army maestro who served in World War II. For 30 years he worked during Hawaiian Telephone Company as an installer. George is best famous as a dear internal musician.
He is survived by his dear mom Emma, 9 children, 21 grandchildren, 21 good grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Juanita “Aning” Cajudoy Echalas
March 12, 1933 – Oct 29, 2017
Juanita “Aning” Cajudoy Echalas, 84, of Wailuku, upheld divided on Oct. 29, 2017 during Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was innate on Mar 12, 1933 in Badoc, Philippines.
Visitation will be hold from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 during Ballard Family Mortuary, use will start during 10 a.m., and wake will follow during 2 p.m. during Maui Memorial Park.
Juanita began her career as a waitress for a grand opening of Tea House of a Maui Moon Restaurant during Napili Kai Hotel; a Store Manager during Napili Village Store where she worked for 20 years until her retirement in 1988. She continued to work for 5 years as assistant and bookkeeper during Songʻs Kitchen in Lahaina Wharf and famous for her accessible smile, and offering dishes to those who were reduction fortunate. Juanita hold an officer position as President of a Senior Citizen organisation in Wailuku for 5 years, a long-time member of Badoc-Pinili Aid Association of Hawaiʻi; and a Maui Evangelical Church member.
Although Juanita had a bustling bee retirement life, she always found time to ready a home-cooked dish for everybody she fondly referred to as, “Honey Honey!”
She is predeceased by her husband, Anselmo Echalas; daughter, Virginia “Nene” Chase, hermit Lorenzo Cajudoy Jr., step sons Rolando (Lina) and Domy (Lida) and is survived by her sons, Antonio (Lulu) Panlasigui Sr., Artemio Panlasigui, Amelito Panlasigui, and Alvin (Tessie) Panlasigui; daughter, Velma Panlasigui; step-daughters Alma (Florendo) Tabios, Pricilia (late Rev. Walter Baloaloa), Lennie (Lou) Rebudal, and stepson Ben (Priscilla) Echalas; father, Lorenzo Cajudoy Sr.; sister, Clemencia (Ben) Alcaraz; brother, Clemente “Jimmy” Cajudoy; 23 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and dual great-great-grandchildren.
We appreciate Dr. O’Donovan and a Maui Health System nurses who supposing glorious comfort and caring for her – Sarah, Amanda, Diana, and Miriam.
Williette “Haunani” Mei Ling Doong
October 18, 1959 – Oct 26, 2017
“Your participation we miss, your memories we value – Loving we always, forgetful we never”.
Williette “Haunani” Mei Ling Doong, 58, of Kahului, was called home to a Lord on Oct. 26, 2017 underneath a caring of her amatory family and Hospice Maui. She was preceded in genocide by her parents, Lawrence and Marion Doong Sr., sister, Leila Silva, and baby angel, Felicity.
Haunani was innate on Oct. 18, 1959. She graduated from Maui High School in 1977 and took practice during Vineyard Crack Seed Store, Aloha Restaurant, National Car Rental, and Maui Economic Opportunity – where she spent 21 years moving many of Maui’s preschool aged children.
Haunani will be remembered for her selflessness, still strength, and mania with providing for her family. She indulged in a simplest pleasures of life – stylish flicks, football, family karaoke, and examination her grandbabies grow up. She dreamed of a day that she would be means to transport a world.
Haunani is survived by her spouse, Byron Mendoza, 4 children – Ashley (Thomas) Tang, Tiffany Mendoza, Jeremy Mendoza, Shelby Mendoza – and 8 grandchildren.
Services honoring Haunani will be hold during St. Anthony Catholic Church on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Visitation will start during 9 a.m., with mass use commencement during 11 a.m.
Haunani had a pristine and peaceful soul, and worked tough to perform God’s purpose for her. Family and friends now value a memories, and know that her bequest lives on in a many lives she’s touched, inspired, and nurtured. Loving we always Haunani, forgetful we never.
Janet “Jaye” Recarte Reyes Magalianes
June 22, 1937 – Oct 22, 2017
Janet “Jaye” Recarte Reyes Magalianes, 80, of Haʻikū, Maui, upheld divided on Oct. 22, 2017 during home in Haʻikū, Maui underneath Hospice Care surrounded with her adore ones. She was innate on Jun 22, 1937 in Haʻikū, Maui.
Visitation will be hold from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, during Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului.
Service will start during 7:30 p.m. and cremation to follow. Private Scattering of cremains will be during a after date.
Janet “Jaye” late from Star-Bulletin Honolulu Advertiser worked for 27 years (1970-1997). She was predeceased by her father Saturnino Anthony “Pops” Magalianes Sr. and daughter Tracy Dorene Magalianes. She is survived by sons: Glenn Matthew (Lee Ann Peters, Deceased) Magalianes, Damien “Boom” Anthony (Didi Domingo) Magalianes, Edward Isaac “Ping Pong” (Linda Nahina) Magalianes, Saturnino “Jr Boy” Anthony (Heidi Erida) Magalianes Jr.; daughters: Glenda Lucia “Tita” (Dean) Perreault, Darrielle “Ui” (Adam) Jardine, Doreen Theresa “Girlie” (Jeff) Silva.; brothers: Philip (Gail) Reyes, Roger (Sherry) Ross; sisters: Rosalia Baduria, Elizabeth (Domi) Dela Cruz, Barbara (Stevan) Holt, Rosemary (Gary) Droney, Diane Agdeppa, Dorene Labat, Grace DiFranco, Sylvia Lapiano, Charlotte (Dan) Ranger; 21 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Randolph Balalio Jr.
November 18, 1970 – Oct 26, 2017
Randolph Balalio Jr., 46, of Kahului, Maui, before of Kalapana, Hawaiʻi, upheld divided on Oct. 26, 2017. He was innate on Nov. 18, 1970, in Honolulu.
A commemorative use will start during 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, during Faith in Jesus Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Rd, Wailuku; cooking to follow during 6 p.m.
Randolph was a Cook during Tante’s Restaurant in Kahului. He is survived by his parents, Charlene “Lei” Kaui Kinchoy (William), Randolph “Randy” Balalio (Noelani); daughters, Brandi Balalio, Christine Pettit (Kaliko), Ashley Balalio; brother, Daniel Balalio; grandmother, Grandma Balalio; aunty, Jeannie Ponder; uncles, Joe Boy Balalio (Anna), Brian Balalio; nieces nephews, Skyler Balalio (Gretchen), Nani Balalio, Sean-Dee Balalio, Daniel Balalio Jr.; and 5 ½ grandchildren.