May 22, 2012
Kazuko Shimizu, 84, of Hilo, a manager at the former Sakura Saimin, Kotobuki and Suigetsu restaurants in Hilo, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by sons Charles, Steve and Richard; daughter Eileen Onishi; brothers Hiroshi and Minoru Ueno; sisters Jitsuko Kobayashi and Yoko Suzuki; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.