May 29, 2014
Takayuki “Froggy” Kawabata, 92, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill grader operator, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Puukolii Plantation Camp, Maui. He is survived by wife Shizuka; sons Brian and Miles; daughters Arleen Mizuno and Merle Kawabata; brother Tsuneo; sisters Doris Tosaka, Elaine Hamasaki, Joyce Okimoto, Edna Ng and Janet Kawabata; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.