Jan. 4, 2014
Sumiko Taniguchi Metivier, 92, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education secretary, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Nicholas and Charles; daughters Anna Sprinkle, Dolores Feguson and Michele Metivier; brothers Baker T., Eisei, Hisao and Dexter Taniguchi; sisters Yukie Kato, Sabra Toma and Jane Okamoto; and eight grandchildren. Private services.