96, of Honolulu passed away on March 1, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa. She was a beautician for Beaute Box and Tropic Beauty Salon. She is survived by her son, Ernest (Carolyn) Taketa, daughter, Lynn (Pankaj) Bhanot, grandson, Ernest Taketa Jr and grand- daughter, Charmaine Taketa. Private services held.