Jan. 28, 2012
Fumie Kobata, 93, of Hilo, retired owner of the former KK’s Place, KK Tei Restaurant and KK’s Pantry, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Paul and Ben; brothers Takashi, Shizuo and Kiyoshi Takemoto; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.