Obituaries for December 10

George Mitsuo Kaitoku, 71, of Hilo died Nov. 15 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kohala, he was a retired county Department of Public Works Engineering Division supervising project construction inspector, retired Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant 1st class, surveyor for Hilo Engineering, HIPAL Youth Baseball coach/business manager, deacon, trustee and member of Haili Church and member of Big Island National Guard Retirees Association. Private services held. Survived by wife, Joyce Hinokawa Kaitoku of Hilo; sons, Duane (Raquel) Kaitoku of Kawaihae and Dwight Kaitoku of Hilo; daughter, Leasha (Les) Kaitoku-Oguma of Hilo; sisters, Elsie Higa and June Ono of Hilo; mother-in-law, Lucy Hinokawa of Kohala; sister-in-law, Diana (Kenneth) Kolish of Mililani, Oahu; brothers-in-law, Eric (Mercy) Hinokawa of Honolulu and Roderick (Christine) Hinokawa of Kohala; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.