Sept. 15, 2013
Richard Combo Buen, 75, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Electric Co. line crew foreman and an employee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Janet; sons Michael, Richard, Anthony, Andamo and Armando; daughters Althea Bongolan, Kristi Kikuchi and Aleta Mierjeski; brothers Ernest and Morris Buen, Roy Kauhaahaa and Ben Salvador Jr.; sisters Olga “Pat” Pua‘a and Carmelita Cravalho; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.