Feb. 1, 2014
Ellen Keiko Kubo, 75, of Hilo, a retired clerk for the state Department of Transportation and retired secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dean; daughter Gwen; and brothers Harry, Kenneth, Leabert and Harold Matsuo. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Graveside committal services at noon Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Lei and flowers welcome.