Yukiko Hirashima, 96, of Kula, Maui, and formerly from Lahaina, Maui, died peacefully at Kula Hospital on December 2, 2012. She was born on November 30, 1916 in Honokowai, Maui.
She and her husband Paul, who predeceased her, were carnation growers on the slopes of Haleakala Crater.
She is survived by her children, Yvonne (Paul) Petro, John (Marilynn) Hirashima, Robin (Jon) Visser and Lynn Hirashima; grandsons Marc and Eric Petro, Ben and Tom Hirashima, David and Brian Visser; two great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons.
Private memorial services celebrating her life will be held at a later date. Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.
The family is grateful for the Kula Hospital staff's loving care of our mother.