July 13, 2013
Yoji Kawakami, 68, of Honolulu, a self-employed tour agent doing business as K&K Tour Co. and a former Benihana chef and instructor, died in Morioka City, Japan. He was born in Niigata, Japan. He is survived by wife Hiroko; sons Ken and Eiji; mother Umeno; brothers Tsuneo, Tsunemi, Itsuo and Yoshi; sister Yukie Mano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.