June 2, 2013
George Kunichi Hirata, 79, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pukoo, Molokai. He is survived by brothers Wallace and Kazumi, and sisters Sayomi “Ruby” Hazama, Mitsuko Shimizu, Emily Wolter and Peggy Akana. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.