Obituary Notices: Feb. 5 – 11, 2017

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Dorothy Ann Medeiros

Dorothy Ann Medeiros
May 26, 1929 – February 2, 2017

Dorothy Ann Medeiros, 87, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on Feb. 2, 2017, at Kula Hospital. She was born on May 26, 1929, in Kohala, Hawaiʻi.

A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, James “Jimmy” Stephen Medeiros. She is survived by her son, Rusty (Cookie) Medeiros; daughter, Paulette Breeden; brother, Henry Martin; grandchildren, Edric Breeden, Sheldon (Emily) Ah Sing, Michele Savidge; and great grandchildren, Megan Ah Sing, and Eleanor “Eli” Ah Sing.

Sheldon Keahiawakea Brown

Sheldon Keahiawakea Brown
October 19, 1949 – February 7, 2017


Sheldon Keahiawakea Brown, 67 of Waiʻehu, passed away on Feb. 7, 2017 in Waiʻehu.

He was born in Wailuku on Oct. 19, 1949.

Visitation will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Stake Center; service will begin at 11 a.m., and burial will follow at 1 p.m. at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.

Sheldon was a Musician and Entertainer.

He is survived by his wife, Kawaiola Carolyn Sniffen-Brown; children, Ronnie (Tracy) Brown, Sharolyn (Wesley) Pali, Keaka (Sarah) Brown, Rodlyn (Art) Muro, and Ronald (Robin) Min; siblings, Kalbert Kealoha, Glennys Kealoha, Avis Visaya, Terrence Kealoha, Kendall Kealoha, Sandra-Lene Kealoha-Apolo, Harry Brown Jr., Kevin Brown, Linda Hambright, Fern-Ilima Inouye, Shannon Brown, Beverly Ezekiela, and Haroldeen Ortiz; and 14 grandchildren, Tu’imana, Bryson, Jaynalyn, Tylor, Kimberly, McKay, Kallye, Lehi, Samuel, Shairah-Lei, Haedyn, Kamana’oLana, Carter, and Kaleiopoli’ala.

Olinda Helen Lahela Aiwohi


Olinda Helen Lahela Aiwohi
January 14, 1948 – February 5, 2017

Olinda Helen Lahela Aiwohi passed away peacefully on Feb. 5, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku, Hawaiʻi with her loving family by her side. She was born on Jan. 14, 1948 in Honolulu to Thomas K. Stone and Raelene K. Kahanu.

Olinda grew up in Kailua, Oʻahu and graduated from Kailua High School in 1965. Olinda married Jared Aiwohi on Oct. 5, 1968 in Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu and they later moved to Maui in 1971. They were happily married for 48 years. Olinda stayed at home to raise her 7 children and then her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She was an active member in her community, the Paukukalo Hawaiian Homestead Assoc., and in her faith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Waiʻehu Ward.

Linda is survived by her husband Jared T. Aiwohi of Waiʻehu, Maui; sons Alma (Lory) Aiwohi & Helaman (Roselani) Aiwohi; daughters Ti’a (Jonathan) Joaquin, Lahela Aiwohi, Kanoelani (Kale) Medeiros, Kainea (Kawika) Aiwohi-Alo, Jalin Kaulana (Vilivili) Fina’i & hanai daughter Hoku Hobbs; sisters Raynette (Bobby) Pavao, Lynn Hue, Celeste Stone, brothers Thomas (Anne) Stone, Kent Stone & Michael Stone; 21 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and numerous aunties, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.

Linda was preceded in death by her father Thomas K. Stone and mother Raelene K. Kahanu.


A funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kahului. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m., with services beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao at 1 p.m.

“The highest and noblest work of all is that of a mother” (Russell M. Nelson). Her family was the most important thing to our mother; she loved her children unconditionally. She taught her children to be kind and respectful and to always serve others. Her grandchildren and great-granddaughter brought extreme joy to her daily. Her love is eternal and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Alfredo P. Cabanas

Alfredo P. Cabanas
January 4, 1932 – February 3, 2017

Alfredo P. Cabanas, 85, or Kīhei, Maui, passed away on Feb. 3, 2017, at his home, under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on Jan. 4, 1932, in Narvacan, ilocos Sur, Philippines.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 11 a.m.; burial will follow, 1:30 p.m., at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haʻikū.

Alfredo was a retired Field worker for Monsanto Company. He is survived by his wife, Monica Cabanas; sons, Rolando-deceased (Felisa) Cabanas, Romeo (Luz) Cabanas, Leo (Merlisa) Cabanas, Josue (Bedia) Cabanas, Joel-deceased (Melba) Cabanas, Jimmy (Grace) Cabanas; daughters, Remy-deceased Cabanas, Norma (Leo) Dayanan, Melinda (Rogelio) Casta, Marites (Ronald) Gancena, Joy (Branden) Tagalan; 24 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

Cresenciana Moises Cabo

Cresenciana Moises Cabo
May 8, 1939 – February 2, 2017

Cresenciana Moises Cabo, 77, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on Feb. 2, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on May 8, 1939 in the Philippines.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Koinonia Pentecostal Church; service begins at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9 to 11 a.m on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 11 a.m.; burial to follow, 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haʻikū.

Cresenciana retired from Maui Hilton Hotel. She was predeceased by her husband, Vicente C. Cabo; sons, Artemio Cabo Sr., George Gines and daughtes, Carmen AGarado, Leonida Cabo Cappal. She is survived by her son Moises (Luewelyn) Cabo, daughter’s, Martha Cabo (Johnny Saribay), Mary Baga, Magdalene Wray, Martina “Priscilla” Cabo Fronda, Loretta Mendoza, Angie Corosa; 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Kellen Kaipo Kapaku
July 15, 1985 – February 2, 2017

Kellen Kaipo Kapaku, 31, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on Feb. 2, 2017. He was born on July 15, 1985, in Wailuku. He will always be remembered by his big heart, big smile and his witty brain.

A celebration of Kellen’s life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Hāliʻimaile Scouthall Park.

Kellen is survived by his parents, Ron and Tanya Kapaku; brother, Ron (Kyla) Kapaku Jr.; sister, Kami (Jose) Kapaku; grandmother, Juliette English; nieces & nephews, Kamakana, Kaiya, Kailea, Kaimanu, Kainalu, Kaimalie; and numerous aunties, uncles and cousins.

Kahu Marian Kuuleialoha Kanipae

Kahu Marian Kanipae
November 23, 1915 – January 30, 2017

Kahu Marian Kanipae passed away peacefully at home in Lānaʻi City, surrounded by family, music and love. She was born on Nov. 23, 1915, in Lānaʻi City.

Services will be held at Kalanakila O Ka Malamalama Hoomana O Irodane Hou, Lānaʻi City on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Lānaʻi City Cemetery.

Kahu Marian is survived by her daughter, Sandra K. Ropa of Lānaʻi City; grandchildren, David “Boy” Ropa (Nani DeSa) Honuapo of Ka’u, Michael “Kaleo” (Natalie) Ropa of Lānaʻi City, Ola (Stephen “Fergie” Ferguson) Ropa of Lānaʻi City, Perry K. Wilson of Nanakuli, Douglas K. Wilson of Nanakuli; great grandchildren Kaleialoha Ropa of Hilo, Kamanao (Annie Lam) Donato of St. Louis, Mo., Kamalani Donato of Lānaʻi City, Kainoa Wilson of Nanakuli, Jake Ropa of Lānaʻi City; great great grandchildren, Manaolana Ropa-Lam, Kapuahinano Ropa-Sproat; hanai Children, William “Papo” (Nanette) Kwon of Maui, Noelani (Miles) Watanabe of Maui, Ronnie (Dino Filomino-Kwon) Kwon of Maui; hanai grandchildren, Haunani Eskaran, Rubenette “Lani Girl” Degamo; brother, Isaac Kaopuiki of Honolulu; cousins, Irene Perry of Lānaʻi City, Lani Levi of Maui; and many nieces and nephews.

Terhericia Tabisula
January 9, 1932 – January 29, 2017

Terhericia Tabisula, 85, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on Jan. 29, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Jan. 9, 1932, in Pu‘unēnē, Maui.

Services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Christ the King Catholic Church; burial followed mass, 12:30 p.m., at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku.

Terhericia was a retired Manager at Wailuku Sugar Credit Union. She was predeceased by her husband, Mariano Tabisula and parents, Macario and Luisa Saladino. She is survived by her sons, Joseph Tabisula, Daniel Tabisula, Durwin (Michelle) Tabisula; daughters, Evelina Tabisula, Virginia Hema, Diane Randolph; brothers, Artolo Saladino, Alfredo Saladino; sisters, Virginia Rolland, Corazon Hanapi. Salod Luke; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

Donations may be made to St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School, 1618 Lower Main St., Wailuku, HI 96793.

Ronald Malacas Pagdilao

Ronald Malacas Pagdilao
January 13, 1974 – January 24, 2017

Ronald Malacas Pagdilao, 43, of Lahaina passed away peacefully on Jan. 24, 2017 at Maui Memorial Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born Jan. 13, 1974 in Wailuku.

Ronald worked at PWC as a driver. Ronald’s passion was hanging out with his family and friends, especially his Renditions C.T.C family.

Ronald is predeceased by his Tatang Irenio and Nanang Regina Malacas, his Tata Manuel Pagdilao.

Ronald is survived by his parents, Rodrigo and Julie Pagdilao; Nana, Isabelina Pagdilao; sisters, Joan (Denton) Johnson, Jocelyn (Ben Felicilda Jr.) Pagdilao; brother, Eric (Janet) Pagdilao; companion, Leilani Cadaoas; nieces, Julie-Ann Somera, Giovanna Johnson, Katelynn Pagdilao; nephews, Nathaniel Somera, DJ and James Johnson.

Visitation will be held at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church in Lahaina on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary from 9 a.m. to noon. Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park in Wailuku.

Michelle Pilialoha Kupaianahakeolapomaika’imekealohawiwo’ole Kaho’ohanohano
October 11, 1995 – January 22, 2017

Michelle Pilialoha Kupaianahakeolapomaika’imekealohawiwo’ole Kaho’ohanohano, 21.

Daughter of Adrian and Mokihana (Dutro) Kaho’ohanohano received her angel wings on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.

Survivors include her brothers Micah and Matthew Kamauliola Kaho’ohanohano, Grandfather Frank Kaho’ohanohano and their pet Kingston.

A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. in the Circle of Joy at the Kula Hospital on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.

Condolences may be sent to:
463 Kamalei Circle
Kahului, Hawaii 96732

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