Passed away on October 10, 2017 at the age of 79. She was born on March 27, 1938 in Makawao, Maui and graduated from Farrington High School. She retired from the State of Hawaii Department of Education as a Health Aide. Survived by her husband, Warren Tadao Hamada; sons, Dean (Gloria) and Blayde (Lisa) Hamada; grandchildren, Nicole, Kara, Kai, Joli & Lexi Hamada; brothers, Karl (Kumja), Clarence (Judi), Albert (Lorna), Wayne, and Melvin (Healani); sister, Karen Wright. Preceded in death by brothers, Steven, Ted & Bob. Visitation from 3:00pm on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 4:00pm.