The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001069480-01
Funeral Notices


Henry Shuso Arita, 87, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his son, Derek Tatsuo Arita.
Henry is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Jane Miyoko Kimura Arita and daughter Dayna Atsuko Arita Sumiyoshi; Grandchildren Skye Russon and Maija (Aaron) Herman; great grandchildren Taylor, Brandt and Savannah Russon; Ellie and Maile Herman. Siblings Lillian Fernandes, Harold (Nancy) Arita, Arlene (James) Takahashi, George (Harriet) Arita.
Henry graduated from Farrington High School and he retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Henry enjoyed baseball, fishing, running and golf. He was devoted to his family. Private Services. The family requests that friends and family who wish to honor Henry do so by making donations to: Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 96814, and John Burns School of Medicine, 444 Dole St, Bachman Hall 105, Honolulu,96822,