He was one of among ten students who graduated from the first class of Lanai High in 1939. In high school he was very active in various sports in which he received athletic pins, medals, Sport letters, and trophies. He also loved music. He was part of a band in which he played his tenor saxophone. In his spare time he would play his ukulele or harmonica.
He started to work for Hawaiian Pine Company (Dole) on January 10, 1941. He worked in various departments before he went to school for welding in 1960. He worked for Dole Co. as a welder until he retired on November 1, 1985.
Preceded in death by wife Olivia L. Raquino. He is survived by sons: Hilio E. (Estrella) Raquino Jr., Mario (Darlene) Raquino, Dario Raquino; daughters: Estelle (Kenneth) Punley, Lucille Pantorilla, Adelle (Richard) Cablnian, Michielle Villiatora, Gabrielle (Carlos) Marcano; 32 grandchildren; 82 great grandchildren; 41 great great grandchildren; 2 great great great grandchildren.