Lawrence Makaaha Pua, 65, of Hana, Maui, passed away on April 18, 2019, at Hana Medical Center. He was born on March 18, 1954, in Hana.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 2:00 p.m., at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haiku. Ballard Family Mortuary is assisting with funeral arrangements.
Lawrence recently retired from Travaasa Hana, formerly known as Hotel Hana Maui. He enjoyed playing music with family and friends, playing golf, going on around the island adventures with his wife, and especially weekend family visits and work parties. He is survived by his loving wife, Leimomi Pua; siblings, John Kauhi, Theresa Barcelona, Mary Virag, Muriel Dodd, Lovei (Perry) Bednorz, Ernest Pua, Caroline Mailou, Chester (Dot) Pua, Richard (Leimamo) Pua; nieces Tessie Sambrana, Lyana Bednorz; nephews Carlo, Stacey, Ray & Phil Elaban, Jon Dodd, Pablo Bednorz; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.