Former Hawaii county Mayor Herbert Matayoshi passes away

Herbert T. Matayosi
Herbert T. Matayosi

HONOLULU - (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii county's longest serving mayor Herbert Tatsuo Matayoshi passed away Tuesday, July 12 at the age of 82.

Matayoshi was in office for a decade between 1974 -1984, he resigned to run for state senate. Matayoshi also served on Hawaii County's Board of Supervisors, the predecessor to the Hawaii County Council.

Matayoshi reportedly suffered a heart attack, he is the father of current school superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi.

Services are being held on July 26, 2011 at Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu.

  • Visitation: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Memorial Service: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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