The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001394034-01
Funeral Notices


Katherine "Kathy" Ikeda, age 90, passed away peacefully at home on October 30, 2022.

Born in Honolulu, to Masato and Masae Itagaki, was the 5th of 7 children. Kathy graduated from McKinley High School. Kathy and her late husband, George were the proud owners of Paradise Pacific Travel located in downtown at Kukui Plaza.

Kathy loved to travel with family to her two favorite places; Las Vegas, and Japan. She would often be seen as late as 2:00am; playing video poker or penny slot machines.

Kathy was a talented cook and baker who loved to share her specialty foods and baked goods with family, friends and neighbors.

Kathy was predeceased by her husband George K. Ikeda. Kathy is survived by her sons: Russell (Lori) and Garrett (Lynn) Ikeda. Siblings: Mildred Itagaki, Kay Iwamasa and Irene Matsuo. Grandchildren: Jennifer (Mike) Lum, Kristen (Alex) Choi, Courtney (Kevin Fujii) Ikeda, Tyler Ikeda and Kylie Ikeda, a Great-grandchild: Keller Fujii and her loyal dog: Kimi along with many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held on November 18, 2022, at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Visitation at 5:00pm, service at 6:00pm.

Arrangements Provided By:
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC