Jan. 5, 2013
George Masayoshi Obata, 81, of Kaneohe, owner of Aloha Poi Bowl and Spanky’s, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy A.; son Blake; daughters Arlene Kim, Dale Nakata and Jan Lim; brothers Harry, Richard and Walter; sisters Myrtle Nishii and Shirley Lee; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.