Obituary Notices: Week of August 5, 2018

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Annarene Napolean
July 10, 2018 – August 1, 2018

She worked as a social worker at a VA medical clinic for the U.S. Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs.Annarene is survived by her mother, Rose Hanks; daughters, Kala (David) Jackson, Pohai Asato, Liane Tominaga, Jen (Rob) Finnigsmier; brothers, Andrew (Wendy) Hatchie, Kambron Blair, Brandon (Naomi) Blair; sisters, Andie (Gene) Simon, Amber Nakamitsu; two grandchildren and sweetheart, Mel Tominaga.

Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Service will begin at 9:30 a.m. with burial of urn to follow at 11 a.m. at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery.

Shirley Denton
March 22, 1950 – July 27, 2018

Shirley Pena Denton, of Ocean View, passed away on July 27, 2018 in Holualoa. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii on March 22, 1950. Shirley worked as an office bookkeeper.

She is survived by partner Steven V. Niemann; sons Marvin and Marc Tucker, both of Thousand Oaks, California; daughter Melia (DeQue) Goss of Paso Robles, California and five grandchildren.Private services will be held.


Emily Iwalani Maielua
November 11, 1946 – July 22, 2018

Emily Iwalani Maielua, 71 of Wailuku, passed away on July 22, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 11, 1946 in Honolulu.Visitation will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 10 a.m., and cremation will follow.The family request no flowers and Aloha Attire.

Emily formerly worked at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Avis Rent a Car, and was a Tour Bus Driver for TransHawaiian. She was also a Cheer Advisor for the Kahului Alii and Kahului Warrior Cheerleaders during the 1980’s. She enjoyed her family, loved her dog Marley and made special friends at Hui No Ke Ola Pono Adult Daycare Center where she spent her weekdays. Emily was predeceased by her husband, Earle Maielua Sr., and son, Earle Maielua Jr.

She is survived by her son, David-Jacob (Francine) Maielua; sister, Leslie (Miles) Amion; grandchildren, Jasmine, Joshua, Kama, Justice, and Kaeo; great-grandchildren, Jysaiah, Tatiana, Jerzie-Sky, Zayden-James, Nash, and Hunter. She was also survived by her pride and joy, Marley.

Special thanks to her friends at Hui No Ke Ola Pono and especially to Islands Hospice Maui for your care and comfort.


Lucia M. Hutchison
August 25, 1968 – July 21, 2018

Lucie Hutchison, of Kihei, HI, passed away on July 21, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on August 25, 1968 in Bensenville, Illinois. Visitation from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, service will begin at 2 p.m. Additional service will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Alexis Church in Bensenville, Illinois, just outside of O’Hare airport.

Lucie was a Sales Manager at Serendipity. Prior to that, she worked at Lahaina Scrimshaw and Athens Greek Restaurant. She is survived by her husband, Tim Hutchison; parents, Jose and Isabel Gutierrez; brothers, Joey (Nancy) Gutierrez, and Luis (Courtney) Gutierrez; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

William Chapman

William Chapman
July 23, 1975 – July 20, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of William Kerr (Moore) Chapman (42) share the tragic news of his passing on July 20, 2018 in Kihei, Hawaii. Big Will was the light of so many lives and was always the life of the party. Anyone who knew him knows he lived fast, rode hard and loved life. He left us in true Papa Willy style; cruising his motorcycle in the sun. William began his career as a boxer but always had an entrepreneurial spirit; owning many businesses throughout his life. But his crowning life achievement was his family. He leaves behind two sons, William Keith Chapman of Tualatin, Oregon and Devin Robert Chapman of Kihei, Hawaii. He is also survived by his brother Robert Hartfield (Jenny) of Galloway, Ohio,


His mother Deborah Sue Moore of Galloway, Ohio and his father Keith Kermit Chapman of Oregon.

In addition to so many more friends that have become Ohana. He was preceded in death by his son Bryon Michael Chapman in 2014 and his daughter Leila Grace Chapman in 2012.

Family and friends gathered in celebration honoring the life William created in Maui.There will be a celebration of life in Portland, Oregon in August. Details to follow.

Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, can be made to the following: or (971) 244-1364 “In honor of William Chapman, in memory of Bryon Chapman.” Or “In honor of William Chapman, in memory of Leila Grace Chapman.” Condolences:

Albert Cortez
August 29, 1939 – July 19, 2018

Services to be held Wednesday August 1, 2018 12p – 4pm at Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo. Online condolences may be sent to:

Charles Kaui Ma’alea
September 20, 1932 – July 16, 2018

Charles Kaui Ma’alea, 85, of Haiku, passed away on July 16, 2018 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 20, 1932 in Kuau, Maui.

Visitation 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service at 7 p.m. Visitation 9 a.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service 11 a.m., burial 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

Charles retired from Maui Electric where he worked as a welder. He is survived by his sons, Alexander Ma’alea, Charles Ma’alea; daughters, Charline (Ray) Garcia, Rose (Pieter) Smith, Jonette Ma’alea, Naomi (Jim) Conaway, Lorna Ma’alea; sisters, Winona Nunes, Ellen Yap; 19 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren. Charles is predeceased by his wife, Rachael Mae Ma’alea.


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