Tsukumo Kawakami, “Kawa”


TSUKUMO KAWAKAMI, KAWA 91, of Kalihi, a Korean War Army veteran, Purple Heart recipient and retired treasurer for Fisher Printing, passed away on May 28, 2017 at the Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Visitacion "Bessie" Catao Kawakami; sons, Wendell (Patricia) and Davin (Mary Ann); daughters, Diane Kawakami (companion, Angel Noda), Mitzi Miyashiro and Sharolyn Kawakami; one brother; two sisters; and by 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Visitation is at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service is at 10:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.