Posted On June 5th, 2011 -


89, of Honolulu, passed away on May 15th, 2011. Born January 1st, 1922 in Waialua, Hawaii, he served with the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion. He coached the University of Hawaii baseball team from 1950-51 & 1955-60 and retired as a poultry specialist with the University of Hawaii, College of
Tropical Agriculture.

He is survived by sister-in-law, Mrs. Mieko Tanaka; nephews, Eddie Watanabe, Allen Tanaka, Raymond Tanaka, Ronald Tanaka, Myron Tanaka and Gerald Tanaka; nieces, Karen Tanaka and Ada Azuma.

Visitation at 10 a.m. with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 12th, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private inurnment. No flowers, please.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran