June 30, 2010
Katsumi “Charley” Okata, 95, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. employee, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sadako; son Russell; daughters Lei Oishi and Geraldine Ochikubo; sisters Satsuyo Hasegawa, Edith White and Frances Dahlquist; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.