Hisae Nagano


Hisae Nagano

Hisae “Stella” Nagano, 88, of Hilo, formerly of Pepeekeo, died Aug. 19 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born July 21, 1924, in Keanae, Maui, she was a homemaker and member of Honomu Hongwanji Mission and Buddhist Women’s Association and Kulaimano Nutrition Center.

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Aug. 28 at Dodo Mortuary chapel for a 5 p.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn and no monetary gifts.

She is survived by son, Arthur (Olivia Esquivel) Nagano, of San Francisco; daughters, Eileen (Elmer) Yada, of Pepeekeo, Sandra (James) Hamano, of Hilo; sisters, Satsuki (Tadashi) Shiraishi, of Hilo, Kasumi Tawara, of San Francisco; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.