Elsie Yukiko Arakawa, 91 of Kahului, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday April 24th, 2019. She was born on December 26th, 1927 in Wailuku. She is predeceased by her parents Ryoyo and Ushi Kuwae and her husband Masaichi “Quart” Arakawa.
Elsie also leaves to cherish her memory by her sons Gerald Arakawa and Michael (Sue) Arakawa; daughters Jo-Ann (Kenneth) Sato and Carole Arakawa (Kat Phillip); grandchildren Kristy Arakawa, Randy Arakawa, Lauri (Mark) Pigao, Lindi Sato (Byron Sambrano) and Liana Sato; and two great grandchildren Sophia and Ayva Sambrano. Also survived by her brother Yoshihiro (Jean) Kuwae, sister-in-law Stella Kuwae and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Saturday May 11th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. with service to follow at 6:00 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date.