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.