The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001349536-01
Funeral Notices


Masanobu Richard Fujioka born in Japan on June 5, 1950, was a beloved husband, brother, father, and grandfather. Masa had a fulfilling and rewarding career as a geotechnical engineer; beginning his own firm in 1991 and working on many projects throughout the state and overseas. He was awarded ASCE engineer of the year in 2008. Masa joined the ROTC then the Army reserves and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2001. Always on the go, he loved to travel and was a fervent UH fan, golfer and poker player. Masa passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on October 11, 2021. Private services were held on Nov. 12th at Punchbowl Cemetery.