Jan. 13, 2011
Richard J. Akau Sr., 90, of Kaimuki, a retired Pearl Harbor ship fitter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy; sons Richard Jr., James, Maurice, Christopher and Patrick; daughters Christine and Corrine Akau, Catherine Pitre, Cynthia Calvey and Amy Somera; brother Maurice; sisters Bertha Akau and Elaine Kaopuiki; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery with food and beverages to follow. Casual attire.