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Obituaries for Aug. 10

Sally Kailauaala Edwards, 94, of Honolulu and Waimea died July 27 in Honolulu. Born in Berkeley, Calif., she was a Davies travel agent and U.S. Navy veteran. No flowers. Survived by cousins in Hawaii, California and Washington State. Donations to Hawaii Humane Society or Daughters of Hawaii. Online condolences at

Samuel “Sam” Seichi Kawamura, 76, of Hilo died July 27 at Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Born in Hilo, he was a retired drafting technician for the state Department of Transportation Highways Division, retired Hawaii Army National Guard lieutenant colonel and Vietnam War veteran, and member of Big Island Retirees National Guard Association, Waiakea Lions Club, Anela Street Kumiai, lifetime member of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Club, former member of the Big Island Ballroom Dance Club — Hilo Chapter, and former council member of Hawaii Island Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Emileen “Emi” Kawamura of Hilo; daughters, Lynn Kinoshita of Hilo and Lorna (David) Tsuchiya of Kekaha, Kauai; brothers, Melvyn (Elaine) Kawamura of Matthews, N.C., Edward (Atsuko) Kawamura of Honolulu and David (Judith) Kawamura of Mililani, Oahu; sisters, Alice (Wendell) Oliver of Louisiana, Mo., Naomi Tsutsui of Hilo, and Patricia Ann Kawamura of Honolulu; hanai brother, Gerald (Amy) Greer of Kaneohe, Oahu; son-in-law, Evan Cambra of Ainaloa; brothers-in-law, Franklin (Jeanette) Kubo of Honolulu and Abraham (Bessie) Kubo of Hilo; sister-in-law, Karlen (Stephen) Ono of Hilo; three grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Edward Katsumi Shindo, 83, of Hilo died July 27 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired production manager for the former Hilo Soda Works, member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and former Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 19. Visitation 3–4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; Memorial service at 4 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Satomi Shindo of Hilo; son, Brian (Kerima) Shindo Sr. of Hilo; daughter, Teri (Shane) Agno of Honolulu; brothers, Thomas (Geri) Shindo of Hilo and Wallace (Betty) Shindo of Los Angeles; sisters, Shizue Nakamura of Hilo and Harumi Kawamoto of Waimea; sisters-in-law, Tamae Shindo and Asako Shindo of Hilo, Dorothy Shindo of Chicago; three granddaughters and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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