Dec. 23, 2013
Chiyoko Tawara, 100, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Robert H. and Edmund; daughters Naomi K. Oda, Bessie M. Kubo and Anna K. Kaku; brother Joji Kawachi; sisters Miyeko Kanemori, Mineko Katsura, Machiko Takaki and Shizuko Kajiwara; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.