In Memory of




Obituary for Maurice Vincent Buen

Maurice Vincent Buen, known as “Shadow”, “Uncle Shadow”, 79, of Lahaina, passed away on August 8th, 2023 in Lahaina, Maui.

He was born on September 2nd, 1943 to Pascual Amaral Buen and Andrea Kepa Combo Salvador in Makawao, Maui, Hawaii.

A Legendary Fisherman, Veteran, Beloved Father and Friend.
Friends new him as a humble man and he would always say “The Fish Don’t Care" and “Sometimes you Win, Sometimes the Fish Win".
He will be forever in our hearts.
The love he had for his island is as parallel to his respect of the ocean.

He is survived by his Brother Ernest Buen, Sisters Olga Patricia Pua'a and Carmelita Cravalho, son Kepa Buen, 2 daughters Kimberly Buen and Toni Hernandez, His grandchildren Anthony and Leonnie Nodine, Theresa and Ryan Havner, Sophia Sonia and Bonifacio Joseph Hernandez and great grandson Aidan Havner along with many cousins.

Celebration of life to take place at a later date.

Arrangements by Norman's Mortuary & online condolences can be made at