Akiu Dang Chock
AKIU DANG CHOCK Akiu Dang Chock, a Centenarian, went to be with her Lord on Dec. 8, 2015, at the age of 100 years, 3 months, and 27 days. Born Aug. 11, 1915, in Camp Alabama, Puunene, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, graduated from Maui High School. Preceded in death by husband James Lee Lum Chock, mother Yuk Oi Tom Dang, father Chee Fook Dang. Akiu worked in the family store, Dang Fook Store, Kahului. Her mother was the original, the first! to create the recipe to make a creamy sweet frozen treat and named it Goody Goody. Other stores copied the recipe. Akiu owned Jamie's Cafeteria and retired as a cook for St. Luke's Preschool. Akiu was a hard worker. She was very creative and liked to knit, crochet, sew, paint, stitch Hawaiian quilts, and work with clay. A PBS reporter, who patronized the family store as a kid, interviewed Akiu for the Spectrum Hawaii show titled "Crack Seed". Member of Chinese Associations: See Yup, Kung Sheong Doo, Chung Shan, Chung Wah Chung Kung Hui, KwangTung Community Honolulu Lin Yee Hui. Member of St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, Chinese Christian Association, Episcopal Church Women. Survived by daughters Faith, May, Ruby, Jamie. Tue. Dec. 29 Visitation 10:00 a.m. Service 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Palama. Burial at Chinese Christian Cemetery.
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