Oct. 9, 2013
Karen T. Asahara, 72, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary for the Hawaii State Public Library System, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Fujio Tomita, son Tad Y. Maekawa, daughter Michele M. Chan, brothers Richard and Thomas Kinoshita, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.