History & Staff

We have many years of experience caring for families from all walks of life. As leaders in the industry, families know they can count on us to provide them with the comfort they need when they need it the most. 

Why Choose Us?

Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy
Why Choose Us?

We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family.

People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.

Learn The Legacy

Nakamura Mortuary has been in business on the island of Maui for over 75 years. We provide services for every faith with a personalized touch for each individual family. We believe in honoring tradition and embracing the future with an open mind.

Our chapel can comfortably seat 250 guests in an air conditioned environment. We also have a small, intimate viewing room available for families.

We provide services for all faiths.

Reviews

Dear Tony, I want to express my gratitude to you for your outstanding service and all your help you gave us for Elsa's funeral service. Thank you so very much for helping us with the obituary, the programs, and the thank you notes and everything else that went along with her memorial service. We felt very comfortable with you and wished you could have been... Read More

Gail R

Tony, Mahola for your beautiful heart and your compassion. Thank you for being you.

Geri H. & Akina Family

Tony, we can't thank you enough for all the time and effort you have put into helping us memorialize Susan. She meant the world to our family and her friends. She will be missed by so many of us. Thank you for your compassion and helping us deal with our loss. Mahalo

M H.

Who We Are

Jeff Short

Jeff Short

Area Sales Director
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As area sales director, Jeff has served in the funeral services profession for more than six years, always working to bring out the best in everyone around him while creating a culture of belief in each other and what we can accomplish as a team.

“Our team does not have limits or restrictions to what we can do to ensure a family's needs are met,” Jeff says. “We say 'yes' first and then find a way to make it happen. We encourage complete personalization and customization for every family and we pour our unique gifts and talents into every service."

“I love having the opportunity to work with the most dedicated, hardworking, and positive-minded champions you will find in any profession. Our team is fiercely committed to providing caring and compassionate service to every family. We believe in building lasting legacies and are empowered to do whatever it takes as we continue to shine as a beacon of hope in and through our community.”

Christina Honokaupu

Christina Honokaupu

General Manager
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After working in the Mortgage industry for 14 years, Christina decided to do something in which she could help others. That decision led Christina to the start of her career in the cemetery profession. In June 2014, Christina came to Maui Memorial Park as a Clerical & Administrative Specialist. After her first encounter with a family who had lost their son unexpectedly, she knew that she had made the right career decision. In April 2016, she was promoted to the Location Office Manager for Maui Memorial Park and Nakamura Mortuary. Today, she serves as the General Manager for both Maui Memorial Park and Nakamura Mortuary.

“I have been blessed to work with a group of caring and compassionate people,” says Christina. “The families we serve are treated as our own.”

Tony Munoz Jr

Tony Munoz Jr

Location Manager

Mamie Collns

Mamie Collns

Sales Manager