The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001211959-01
Funeral Notices


68, of Okinawa and Honolulu, passed away on June 20, 2019 at The Villas on the St. Francis Kupuna Village. He was born in Honolulu and retired from the Board of Water Supply.

He is survived by his wife, Laverne Higa; daughters, Kimberly Saito (Michael Saito) and Alyssa Asato (Kurt Okikawa); brother, Brian Asato; sister, Nora Lum and grandchildren, great-grand- children and nephews. Pre-deceased by sister JoAnn Matsunaga.

He was a member of Nakagusuku Sonjinkai, Tomari Doshikai, Kuba Rosei Kai, Casual Water Golf Club, Hui Kokua Golf Club, Ryukyu Koten Afuso-ryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai and Kuruchi no Mori 100-Year Project.

Visitation from 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 10 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services will be held at 6 pm.

Arrangements Provided By:
Hosoi Garden Mortuary