Obituaries for June 20
Hagie M. Kaya, 96, of Papaikou died April 15 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker and member of Taishoji Soto Mission Kyodan and Fujinkai, Orchid Isle Dance Club, Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association and Kamana Senior Dance Club. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Maurice (Shelley) Kaya; daughters, Meryl (Leighton) Iwasaki and Jocelyn (Gary) Yamagata; brother, Robert Minamoto; sister, Eunice (Dennis) Kimura; brothers-in-law, Clifford Lee, Richard Iwasaki and Irwin Weinberg; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.