Melvin Tadao Higa, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Mutual Welding Co. welder, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marnette; daughter Jennifer Kitagawa; brothers Donald, Daniel and James; sisters Phyllis Kushima, Evelyn Higa, Carole Iha and Kathleen Shibata; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased