June 21, 2012
Tsuruko Nakashima, 90, of Hilo, a retired waitress at the former Hilo Grill, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Calvin, Larry “Moe,” Dennis and Carl; daughter Sharon Okuda; brother Hank Kaneshiro; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.