May 2, 2011
Yasuji Takasaki, 95, of Hakalau, Hawaii, proprietor of Carmela Orchids Inc., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Sheldon and Gerrit, daughters Carmela Watanabe and DeEtte Fujitake, brother Haruo, sister Reiko Nakazawa, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.