Nov. 28, 2013
Henry Cho Sr., 80, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a South Kona state Highways Division supervisor, died at home. He also was a former Hawaii County deputy managing director, Hawaiian Homes commissioner, CEO of H. Cho Enterprises and owner of Cho’s Lei Stand and Kona No Ka Oi Poi Shop. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beatrice; sons Donovan, Henry Jr. and Wesley; daughters Sharlyn Dumaguin, Karen Nahale and Joycelyn Willingham; hanai sons Donald Sasaki and Warren Matsumoto; hanai daughter Dee Ono; brother George; 19 grandchildren; a hanai grandchild; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Honaunau. Mass: 7 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.