Mildred Naeko Taira

97, of Aiea, Oahu, passed away on February 14, 2017. She was born in Koloa, Kauai, on June 1, 1919. She is survived by daughter, Lenore (Satoshi) Kozohara of Hilo; daughter-in- law, Linda Taira of Altadena, CA; and by 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother, Edwin (Ida) Shiroma; sisters, Florence Miyahira, Doris Momohara and Alice Chung; sisters-in-law, Betty Shiroma and Alice Shiroma; and by nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was a member of Kalihi Union Church, Waiau Senior Citizen Club, and Gaza Yonagusuku Doshikai. Celebration of Life service will be held at Kalihi Union Church on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. and service at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Family requests no flowers and no koden (monetary gifts).