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Yoshiko (Taira) Higa

September 17, 1927 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 91)

OBITUARY NOTICE

Yoshiko Higa, 91, of Kilauea died on June 4, 2019 at Garden Isle Health Care. She was born on Kauai on September 17, 1927 and was a retired babysitter.

Preceded in death by her parents, Kamesuke & Ushi Taira; brothers, Shigeru Taira, Isamu Taira, Minoru Taira; sisters, Nobuko Taira and Hanami Kohatsu.

Yoshiko is survived by son Kevin (Udom) Higa of New Mexico; daughter, Sherlyn (Irwin) Haraguchi of Kilauea; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother Tsutomu Taira of Georgia; sister Ayako Garcia of Hanamaulu and care giver Ford Sueoka of Kapaa; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private graveside service will be held at a later date. Family graciously declines flowers and monetary gifts.

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