Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

82, passed away on October 1, 2010. Born March 14, 1928 in Honolulu. Military Veteran and Retired Electrical Contractor of Takai Electrical Services, Inc. He married Yurie Uechi, wife of 59 years and raised 3 children. Sons, Rodney (Sherry), Lance (Judi) and daughter Liane (Dean) Kaneshiro. 5 Grandchildren, Kellen & Ashley Kaneshiro, Brenden Takai, Shannon and Lauren Takai. Brothers Erik (Naomi) and Ted (Ethel) Takai. Sisters Grace (Ben) Iwasaki, Mildred Kinoshita, Doris (Haruo) Nakamoto of Hilo and Dorothy (Clyne) Sasaki of California. Visitation at 12:00 and Services at 1:00 Sunday, October 24 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private Interment at Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

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