Obituaries for December 21
Hawayo Mikami, 94, of Hilo died Dec. 14 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Onomea, she was retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company and a member of Papaikou Hongwanji Mission and Kaumana 1 1/2 Mile Kumiai. Friends may call from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo; Service at 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow at Homelani Crematory. Casual attire. Survived by sons, George “Bugs” (Janice “Jan”) Mikami, Norman Mikami, both of Hilo; daughters, Margaret Peeler of Hilo, Elizabeth (Clarence) Root of Decatur, Ala.; sister, Miyuki Nakamoto of Honolulu; sisters-in-law, Nobuko Teragawa of Honolulu, Matsuko Teragawa of Papaikou, Hisayo Tokoro of Honolulu; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Stephens Media LLC is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.