86, of Honolulu, a retired waitress for Violet's Grill, passed away on July 23, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons, Travis (Marie), Dean and Drake; daughter, JoAnn (Ralph) Agustin; brother, Tsutomu Taira; sisters, Yoshiko Higa and Ayako (Alfonso) Garcia; and by grandchildren, Troy and Taylor Kohatsu and Nicki Rae (Ian) Lee; and great-grandchildren, Illysha and Israel Lee. Visitation is at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service is at 10:00 a.m. Casual attire.