Maui obituary for the week ending August 22, 2021. May they rest in peace.

Librado Casio

July 5, 1934 – August 12, 2021

Librado A. Casio, 87 years old

Librado A. Casio of Kahului, Hawai’i passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 12, 2021 with his family by his side. He was born in Parparia, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on July 5, 1934, the son of the late Gervacio Casio and Christina Aquino. He retired as a construction worker for Fong’s Construction.

Librado A. Casio is survived by his wife, Mersedes Casio; daughters Ermilinda (Leonard) Paet, Vilma Casio-Dickenson; son, William (Joan) Casio; grandchildren, Tisha Paet, Jessica (Kai) Rozet, Emery Casio and Karessa Dickenson; great-grandchildren, Tidus Paet-Vegas, Alizeh Casio, Kameo Rozet, Kalena Rozet and Kaiewa Rozet ;. Brothers and sisters of Librado, Artemio (Celedonia) Casio and Revelina Villalba.


Mahalo at Maui Memorial Medical Center and Hospice Maui for their excellent services.


Services will be held at the Norman Mortuary in Wailuku on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Family visit at 8:00 a.m., public visit at 9:00 a.m., service mass at 11:00 a.m. followed by burial at Maui Memorial Park at 12:30 p.m.

Mona Voeller

July 12, 1933 – July 30, 2021

Mona Lydia Entet Voeller of Kaneohe, 88, passed away on July 30, 2021 in Hilo, Hawai’i in Hale Anuenue Hilo, Hi. Born in Honolulu, TH Hawai’i, she was a housewife and worked at Liberty House and Ethel’s Ala moana. She was also an active member of the Ladies Alter Rosary Society of St. Anne’s Kaneohe.


The service will be held at Hawai’i Memorial Park – Kāne’ohe, Hawai’i on September 7, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

She is survived by her sons, Rusty Voeller, Kalani Voeller, Mark Voeller, Scott Voeller, Ekela Voeller; daughters, Tracy Voeller, Lei Voeller; sister, Joann Rodrigues; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo

Sharmane Hiel Hi’ilani Holokai

November 22, 1949 – August 1, 2021

Sharmane Hi’ilani Holokai, 71, of Kula, Maui, died on August 1, 2021 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 22, 1949 in Honolulu.

Visitations will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Ballard Family Mortuary with sharing from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. services will begin at 11 am; cremation will follow.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing masks and social distancing practices are mandatory.

Sharmane was a heavy equipment operator at Fong’s & Goodfellow Construction. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Baclig. She is survived by her children, Charmaine “Lani” (Cathy) Hatori-Crowell, Noah (Cassey Arcilla) Holokai, George “Chad” Buckowski (deceased); grandchildren, Kupono Holokai, Chad-Elliott (Vanessa Bonilla) Nishihara and great grandchildren, Nainoa, Bella, Kaleohano Nishihara; granddaughter, Kawenaleialoha (Moke Feliciano) Chun and great grandchildren, Mykalino, Pili, Makanamakamai; granddaughter, Kamalani (CJ Muller) Chun; and great-grandchildren, Kulia, Kaiolohia; Hanai’s daughter, Wende DeCambra; siblings, Cookie Josiah, Sharolyn & Sharon Kana’e, Vernon, James, Steven, Faith “Sweetie” & Lovena “Verna” Mahelona, ​​Phyllis “Buddy” Antonio, Rogerlene “Nani” Akana; nieces, nephews and family of the Church of God.

Shawn Moki Tavares

Shawn tavares

December 9, 1961 – August 10, 2021

Shawn died suddenly while diving in the waters off Maui on August 10, 2021.

He was a proud resident and graduate of Lahainaluna High School (1979), attended Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, and graduated from Oregon State University in pharmacy. Shawn worked for many years as a pharmacist in Maui before retiring. He has spent the past five years as a Safety and Security Officer at the Four Seasons Resort Maui and the Makena Beach and Golf Club.

Shawn was an accomplished athlete and played football in high school and college. He loved the outdoors, teaching his boys to fish and hunt his grandfather’s favorite places. When not working, he found great joy in working in his garden in Kula with his loyal Pippen and Kolohe Girl by his side. He will always be remembered for his kind heart, gentle soul, and delightfully irreverent sense of humor, as he saw the world in his own way.

He is survived by his beloved wife, partner and best friend Ihilani (Michelle), his sons Shawn Kaniela (Cortney) and Spencer Alika (RaeAnne), his parents Faith and Jim DeBuhr and his grandchildren Sariah, Torri and Shawn Kaikoa Keahi-Tavares.

A private farewell and celebration of life will take place at a later date.

E-mail: [email protected]

Tami Noelani Cockett (Manuel)

Tami Noelani Cockett

August 4, 1967 – August 11, 2021

Tami Noelani Cockett, 54, from Wailuku, Maui finished the race and returned home to be with her Lord. She obtained her angel wings on August 11, 2021. She was born on August 4, 1967 in Wai’anae, Hawai’i. She graduated from Maui High School with the Class of 1985. She was a Sales Associate at CS WO & Sons, LTD, Homeworld Maui.

She is survived by her husband, Benjamin AK “Benny” Cockett Sr, her son, Benjamin (Waikululani) Cockett Jr of Wai’ehu, Maui & Kalama’ula, Moloka’i, her daughter, Sasha (Keoni) Tabon de Wai ‘ehu, Maui and four grandchildren:’ Ekolu, Rose, Keisha & Sophie.

Brother, Hayden Manuel of Honolulu; sisters, Lisa (Richard) Garcia from Wailuku, Maui, DeeDee L. Manuel from Kahului, Maui.

Step-brothers, Lawrence “Mackie” Cockett III of Hana, Maui, Patrick (Dawn) Cockett of Wailuku, Maui, Byron (Linda) Cockett of Honolulu, O’ahu, sister-in-law, Jackie Sacapanio of Wailuku, Maui.

She died before death by her parents, Carlos Mahi and Florence Iwalani Manuel and her brother, Carlos Mahi Manuel Jr.

Father and mother-in-law Lawrence “Duna” Makahinu and Helen Pu Cockett, sister-in-law Beverly “Cookie” Cockett and brother-in-law Major Sheldon Cockett. She is blessed with many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitations will be held on Sunday August 22, 2021 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului, Maui with the family from 8am to 9am; public from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. service 10:45 am-11:45 am Interment will follow at Maui Memorial Park. The Aloha outfit and mask (s) are requested by the family.

Sina Pi’o Laga’aia Asiata (Pi’o) Church

Sina Pi’o Laga’aia Asiata Church

November 11, 1948 – August 13, 2021

Sina P. Church, 72, of Kailua Kona, died on August 13, 2021.

She was born on November 11, 1948 in Fa’a’ala, Savai’i.

Daughter of Kiliata Asiata and Tereise Leatigaga Luamanuvae Robertson

She is survived by her husband Roger; son Tafale Lopa (Martha) of Manteca, California, Julian Church (Ali’itasi) of Fontana, California; Corneille (Cori) Church in Amarillo, Texas; Iese (Landy) Uli of Riverside, California; daughter Jenny (cardinal) Liufau of Kailua Kona, Hawai’i; Brother Iotama (Olita) Pi’o from New Zealand; and 14 grandchildren. Private services will be held at the Ballard Hilo Family Funeral Chapel and interment will follow at Kona Memorial Park.

Pamela Garcia

October 7, 1945 – August 3, 2021

Pamela Leolani Garcia, 75, of Kea’au, Hawai’i, passed away on August 3, 2021. Born in Kaua’i, Hawai’i, she was a housewife.

She is survived by her son, Alfred (Hattie) Seals III of Puna, HI; daughter, Laurie Ann Seals of Reno, NV; brothers, Lloyd Braun from Kaua’i, HI, Roger Braun from Kaua’i, HI, sister, Kathy Ishii from Kaua’i, HI; eight grandchildren; nine grandchildren.

Ronald bachman

May 11, 1937 – August 6, 2021

Ronald Eldon Bachman, 84, passed away, surrounded by his loved ones, at his home on August 6, 2021. Born in Hoolehua, Molokai, he was a retired wildlife biologist who began his long career with the Fisheries Department and game from the Hawai’i Territory. after graduating from college at Oregon State University. Ron was well known for his sense of humor, his love for his family and friends, and his deep passion for conversations about Hawaii’s most important natural and cultural resources. He was passionate about the outdoors. Ron also served in the Hawaiian Army National Guard.

Driving tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 85 Kalo Street in Hilo. Face mask and social distancing required.

Ron is survived by his children, Diana Awaa of Makawao and Randall Bachman of Hilo; nieces, aunts, cousins, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Robert stanley brath

Robert brath

February 16, 1944 – July 21, 2021

Robert stanley brath
Age: 77
Lahaina Residence
Born: 02/16/1944
Death: 07/21/2021
Place of birth: Oregon
Profession: Dentist

Service date: 07/09/2021 Tuesday
5-9 p.m. at the Norman morgue
Ballot box service