Obituaries for September 26
Yoshiko Ikeda Machida, 105, of Hilo died Sept. 15 at Agcaoili Care Home. Born in Olaa, she was a retired bookkeeper for the former Machida, Inc. and a member of the Hilo Meishoin Mission & Fujinkai. Private services held. No flowers and no koden. Survived by daughter, Jean Bart of Honolulu; son, Douglas (Denice) Machida of Irvine, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Margaret Machida of Monterey Park, Calif.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gene “Geno” Kiyoshi Saito, 60, Waikoloa died Sept. 19 at his residence. He was a landscaper and avid golfer. A memorial golf celebration will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course. Call Jodi Anderson at (808) 443-8934 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org for golf information. Potluck dinner will follow at 6 p.m. at the Chapman residence, 68-1855 Ua Noe St. in Waikoloa. Call Kathy Burke at (808) 557-8336 for more information. Cards and donations may be sent to Ipolani Tano at the Ua Noe street address. No flowers or gifts. Survived by mother, Sueno Saito of Haiku, Maui; brothers, Don Saito and Ken Saito, both of Haiku, Maui; hanai sister, Ipolani (Craig Chapman) Tano of Waikoloa. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Harold Tadashi Tanouye Jr., 78, of Hilo, died Monday at his home. Born in Hilo, he was the CEO, chairman and founder of Green Point Nurseries Inc. and was a member of the Church of the Holy Cross, Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Wholesale Florists and Florist Suppliers of America, Society of American Florists, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii, Hilo Y’s Men, and Aloha Golf Club. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Lillian Tanouye of Hilo; sons, Eric (Lolita) Tanouye of Hilo and Alan (Maridelba) Tanouye of South Carolina; daughters, Robin (Kyle) Nakayama of Hilo and Heather Tanouye of Kailua-Kona; stepson, Carl Nagatori of Waipahu, Oahu; stepdaughter, Melanie Nagatori of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Raymond (Rev. Mifune) Tanouye and Kenneth (Lois Jean) Tanouye, both of Hilo; sisters, Kay (Dan) Sakai of Hilo and Lei Tanouye of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Ronald (Elaine) Takahata of Hilo; sisters-in-law, Keiko (James) Kubo of Pearl City, Oahu, Margie (Robert Woodward) Kanahele of Hilo, Barbara (Derrick) Nomura of Kaneohe, Oahu, and Blanche (Alan) Hattori of Niu Valley, Oahu; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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