Choki Yara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae Country Club superintendent and Army veteran, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku, Maui.
He is survived by sons Wayne I. (Audrey), Francis K. (Eileen) and Calvin M. (Lynne); daughters Joette A. (Al) Dinong and Elaine C. (John) Wong; brothers George M. and Stanley; sisters Judith C. Nakashima, Ruth M. Oishi, June F. Asato, Laura Komoda and Jennifer S. Watanabe; grandchildren Christy Agena, Tessie Niimi, Dawn Yara, Cheryl Yara, Pierce Wong, Spencer Wong and Danelle Fitzgibbons; and great-grandchild Aric Agena.
Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m.