Obituaries for January 26
Shuji Tatsutani, 73, of Hilo, died Jan. 15 at home. Born in Hakalau, he was a retired self-employed general contractor. Private services held. Survived by wife, Thelma Tatsutani of Hilo; sons, Craig (Young Choi) Tatsutani and Chris Tatsutani, both of Hilo; daughter, Wendy Tatsutani of Hilo; brothers, Chiso Tatsutani of Pepeekeo and Lionel (Elaine) Tatsutani of Kona; sisters, Jane (Satoshi) Ota of Hilo and Jean Tatsutani of Waipahu, Oahu; mother-in-law, Fujie Hirayama of Papaikou; sisters-in-law, Leatrice Tatsutani of Hilo, Elsie (Roy) Oka of Pepeekeo and Myrtle Hirayama of Honolulu; brothers-in-law, Raymond (Dinah) Hirayama and Wayne Hirayama, both of Honolulu, and Paul (Mei Jayne) Hirayama of Honomu; a grandson, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Ernest “Pops” Napua Kalehua Kai Sr., 79, of Hilo is survived by son, Ernest (Melanie) Kai Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev. Incorrect information appeared in an obituary published Friday.
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Oahu Publishing Inc. or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Oahu Publishing Inc. is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.