RIICHI “HIRANO-SAN” HIRANO
Age 106, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away February 4, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born February 18, 1905 in Onomea, Hawaii. Founder of the Hirano Nursery. A member of the Wahiawa Hongwanji; the eldest participant of the Honolulu Heart Program.
He is survived by sons, George (Nobue) Hirano, Robert (Chieko) Hirano; daughters, Beatrice (Manfred) Kempf, Katherine (Alan) Marugaki, Jill (Jay) Ellowitz; sister, Misayo Hirota; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grand-children.
Private services were held.