Posted On September 15th, 2010 -

Herbert Takao Hirata
August 30, 2010

83, of Honolulu, a retired NOAA National Weather Service Chief Observationist, died at home. He was born in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife Jane Y., son Colin T. (Dorothy), daughters Li Ann T. (Ronald) Wada and Faye S. (John) Ogoshi, brother Harry (Cynthia), step-brother Gary (Annette), step-sister Gail (Clifford) Kanda, sister-in-law Gladys Hirata, grandchildren Kristine and Scott Wada, Nickolas and Christopher Hirata and Matthew and Keri Ann Ogoshi.

Private services held.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran