The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001057458-01
Funeral Notices

HELENE YAEKO MIYASHIRO Passed peacefully on November 4th, 2017 at Caring Manoa, at the age of 91. She was the daughter of Kenji and Oto Shimabukuro, born in Makawao, Maui, on October 8, 1926. She worked for the Department of Civil Service as a personnel specialist and retired after 36 years with the City and County of Honolulu. She is survived by her children, Alton (Dannette) Miyashiro, Carol (Greig) Sugiyama, and three grandchildren, Trent Miyashiro, Patrick and Leslie Sugiyama; her brother, Stanley Shimabukuro and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Richard Miyashiro; six brothers, Robert, Kenneth, Clyde, Jim, Roy and Donald Shimabukuro and two sisters, Jane Nakama and June Ono. Private services were held. Family requests no koden (monetary gifts), please. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary