The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001325019-01
Funeral Notices

ESTHER KIMIYO KONO
12/1923-4/2020

Born in Aiea, Oahu, passed away at age 97, on Oahu. Career Nurse on Kauai & Oahu. Loving & Dedicated Wife & Mother. Loved & missed by her family. She loved singing Karaoke & Bon Dancing. Preceded in death by husband Masaichi Kono, parents Toyota & Asao Igarashi, sisters Marian O’Nory, Sally Kohatsu, Evelyn Blaylock & brothers Larry Igarashi, Kenneth Igarashi, Richard Igarashi & Eddie Igarashi. Survived by son Dennis Kono, sister Betty Black, sister-in-law Elaine Igarashi, nieces & nephews. Mahalo to Ron Paguyo & Esther Tokuda for taking care of Auntie Esther in her final years. Private Services held by Reverend Shuji Komagata at the Aiea Taiheiji Soto Mission.