Posted On July 31st, 2011 -


Age 89, passed away July 20, 2011. Born Dec. 18, 1921 in Pearl City, HI.

He lived his life as an amateur boxer; a soldier in the U.S. Army; a small store owner in Seattle, WA; a merchant marine; and finally as a machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He was a long time member of the Old Timers Boxing Club of Honolulu and taught Tai Chi breathing exercises to seniors at Ala Moana Park.

He is survived by sisters Judy Chin & Lil Ako; brother Norman Mow; sons Daniel & David (Theresa) Mow; daughters Evelyn (Glen) Kotomori & Wini Farrell; grandchildren Benton, Shane, Justin, & Sheldon; and great grandchildren Chase, Bryson, Rylan, & Shayli.

Services to be held at Borthwick Mortuary on Thursday, Aug. 4th, from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran