Mr. Kumio Kihara, age 83, of Hilo, Hawaii, died October 27, 2011 at the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo on October 4, 1928 and was retired from the former Hilo Motors automobile dealership as a mechanic. He was also a United States Army veteran who served during the Korean War. Private services were held. He is survived by wife, Yoshie Kihara of Hilo; daughter, Carol (Wade) Yamamoto of Mililani; son, Bradley Kihara of Hilo; brothers, Morris Kihara of Hilo and Tooru Kihara of Kona; sisters, Masako Kihara of Hilo and Shizuko (David) Ikawa of Hilo; sister-in-law, Itsuko Kihara of Hilo and Betty Kihara of Hilo; numerous nephews and nieces.