Age 77, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 19, 2011 in Waipahu. Born September 15, 1934 in Ewa, Hawaii. A volunteer and active member of Hawaii’s Plantation Village, and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by wife, Marlene Hirata; sons, Lance Hirata, Dean (Michele) Hirata; daughter, Susan (Gabriel) Wai; brother, Mamoru Hirata; sister, Beatrice Hoshino; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday (Nov. 21) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.