Elaine Sachiko Hiraishi, 82, of Kailua-Kona died April 27 at Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Hilo, she was retired and a former co-owner of Blondie’s. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Sunday, June 3, at Kealakehe High School baseball field. Celebration of life at 11 a.m. No flowers. Survived by husband, Walter Hiraishi of Kailua-Kona; sons, Aaron Hiraishi, Jerry (Paula) Hiraishi and Hank Hiraishi of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Ann (Neil) McCue of California; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
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