Barry Taniguchi: ‘He had a tremendous amount of love and aloha for the community’

Tribune-Herald file photo Father and son team Barry and Toby Taniguchi smile together outside of the KTA Super Stores Puainako location in 2016 in Hilo.

Since the passing of Barry Taniguchi on Sept. 20, plaudits for the late chairman and CEO of KTA Super Stores and condolences to his family have poured in from leaders of Hawaii’s business, government, health care, education and nonprofit sectors.