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Taps: Roberta Satsuki Hironaka

January 17, 2018

Roberta Satsuki Hironaka, 87, of Honolulu, passed away on December 17, 2017. She was born in Eleele, Kauai on December 14, 1930.

She retired in 1990 as an Executive Secretary for the Hawaii National Guard, after serving for many years working for the Federal Government at Pearl Harbor, Fort Shafter, and ending her career at Fort Ruger. After retirement, she worked for the U.H. Law School as secretarial help for over 10 years and also was voluntarily involved with the Diamond Head Theater for many years helping to run the box office.

Roberta are survived by their children, Mark (Raquel), Derek (Marlene), Brad and Robyn (Dr. Mike) Kurosawa; six grand- children and three great-grand- children. Roberta is also survived by her brother, Fumio Hidano.

Celebration of life services for Albert and Roberta (this is a joint funeral) will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Diamond Head Mortuary; visitation to begin at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m., with inurnment to follow 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary


Roberta was the secretary at United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) for many years.

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