March 8, 2013
Joseph Kalahano Liftee, 77, of Honolulu, a construction employee, delivery salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph K., Ronald L., Harold K., Darrell M. and Wayne L. Liftee, and Stanley and Larry Oshiro; daughters Phyllis P. Liftee-Asato, Sachi Katsutani, Janice King, Annie and Judy Oshiro, and Ruthie Valdez; brothers John and Robert; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.