The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001111618-01
Funeral Notices


Age 86, of Honolulu passed away on May 9, 2018. "YY" was the daughter of Eishin Yamaguchi and Kame Kayo Yamaguchi, immigrants from Okinawa. She graduated from Kaimuki High School and was an Army Secretary in Tokyo in the 1950s where she met her husband, Shingo George "Kino" Kinoshita, who passed away in 2015. Together they raised their family in Pearl City and traveled the world. YY was a Personnel Specialist at Hickam Air Force Base, then retired from the Navy Civilian Personnel Office at PWC Pearl Harbor. She loved going on cruises, gambling, watching UH football, and working out at the Punahou Spa and YMCAs. She is survived by son Vance, daughter and son-in-law Norma and Roger Liu, granddaughters Katie and Andrea Liu, and sister and brother-in-law Chiyo and Yasuo Sadoyama. In lieu of monetary offerings, suggest charitable contributions to the American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter or to the Federal Employee Education and Assistance, 1641 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314. Private services were held.

Arrangements Provided By:
Hosoi Garden Mortuary