(83) of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away December 30, 2022, at the Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in 1939, in Lima, Peru. In 1942, she and other members of her family were included in a Pact between the U.S. and Peru which exchanged Japanese citizens in Peru for American citizens in Japan. The family was then deported to Texas where they spent the next year in a prisoner of war camp. This was followed by a 3-month long boat trip to Okinawa, arriving prior to the "Battle of Okinawa."
Private Services were held.
Notice #: 0001403192-01