Oct. 22, 2012
Wayne Puhala Hashimoto, 59, of Hilo, a former local grocery and retail store merchandise buyer, died at home. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Cathy; sons Ridge Hashimoto and Kealii Holomalia; daughters Leila Hashimoto-Kalthum, Ivy Griffin, Taze and Chaney Hashimoto, Trisha Thompson and Kawehionalani Gonzalez; mother Kinue; brother Paul; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at the Paukaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 445 Kulana Road. Services: 6 p.m.