RICHARD HIDESO HIRAORICHARD HIDESO HIRAO Richard "Dick" Hideso Hirao, 93 of Honolulu passed away peacefully September 19, 2014 at the Care Center of Honolulu. He was born on January 1, 1921 to Asataro and Kumayo Hirao. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1947, he then dedicated his life to working in the family business where he later retired as owner of Nisshodo Mochiya in 2010. Richard also served the Aikido community as Shihan of Koboji Dojo, and President of Hawaii Aiki Kai. Richard was a consummate host whose love of cooking and hospitality brought family and friends together at his home. His generous and fun loving spirit will continue to bring fond memories to all. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Bessie M. Hirao; son, Michael T. (Ursula) Hirao; daughters Elaine H. (Kalama) Koanui, Dianne K. (Curtis) Brooks, Doreen A. Hirao-Doo; 7 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Service for Richard will be held on Sunday October 19, 2014 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM and Service at 3:00 PM. Casual attire and family requests no flowers.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased