Elizabeth Iwalani "Iwa" Higashi, 75, of Kaneohe, a professional lei maker and a former employee at Castle Medical Center and Poly-Tees, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James "Jimmy"; sons Eric and Troy; daughters Melanie Higashi and Shannon Tilton; brothers Jerry, James and Wayne Tai Hook; sisters Melinda Yrojo, Elsie Frisbee and Francine "Noe" D'Aprile; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Aug. 20 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers/lei welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
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