Obituaries for Monday, May 19, 2008

• Nobuo Kubota

Nobuo Kubota

Nobuo Kubota of Kalaheo passed away May 13, 2008, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home at the age of 83. Born Aug. 17, 1924, in Kekaha, he was an administrator/director of finance with Kentron, Hawai‘i.

He was preceded in death by brother Takeo Kubota and sisters Michie Tanaka and Matsue Morikawa.

He is survived by wife Yukiko Kubota of Kalaheo; son Keith (Sharon) Kubota of Aiea; daughter Lorna (Steven) Freitas of Kalaheo; grandchildren Jocelyn (Hank) Barriga, Keven Freitas, Sheralyn (Sal) Hernandez, Serene Kubota, Jaclyn (Kihei) Fernandes, Reid Kubota and Shealyn Freitas; six great-grandchildren; brother Yoshio (Judy) Kubota of Waimea; sister-in-law Hisako Kubota; brother-in-law Muggsy Morikawa of Waimea; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, at the United Church of Christ in Waimea; service officiated by Pastor Olaf will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


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