Sept. 5, 2011
Choki Yara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae Country Club superintendent and an Army 442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Wayne I., Francis K. and Calvin M.; daughters Joette A. Dinong and Elaine C. Wong; brothers George M. and Stanley; sisters Judith C. Nakashima, Ruth M. Oishi, June F. Asato, Laura Komoda and Jennifer W. Watanabe; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.