Sept. 19, 2013
Francis Tadashi Hosaka, 79, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Hawaii Air National Guard senior master sergeant, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Derek, Ritchie and Shawn; daughter Dawn; brother Eugene; sisters Barbara Troche and Pakela Hosaka; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.