Jiro Okamoto

Jiro Okamoto of Wailua died June 16, 2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the

age of 83.

A chef for Coco Palms, he was born Nov. 20, 1916, in Puna,


He is survived by his wife: Mildred Yoshina Okamoto of Wailua; three

sons: Alan Okamoto of Hawaii, Brian Okamoto of Wailua and Charles (Nellie)

Okamoto; one daughter: Grace (Thomas) Yamashita of O’ahu; two brothers: Noboru

“Lefty” (Helen) Okamoto of Wailua and Hidemi (Sally) Okamoto of Kealia; one

sister: Miyoko Kimura of O’ahu; and seven grandchildren.

Family and friends

may call on Monday, June 26, at Kapa’a Hongwanji Church from 9 a.m. to 9:45

a.m. where services will be at 10 a.m. with cremation to follow.


attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i



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