Aug. 26, 2010
Ralph Minoru Hiraki, 97, of Hilo, a retired M. Sonomura Contracting mason, died in Life Care Center in Hilo. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hisako; sons Carl, James and Gene; daughters Grace Shiota, Carol Fajardo and Jane Hiraki; sister Tsuyuko Kami; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Higashi Hongwanji. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.