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Miyako "Betty Yama

May 22, 1922 ~ August 30, 2018 (age 96)

Miyako “Betty” Yama, 96, of Kapaa passed away at Hale Kapuna Heritage Home on August 30, 2018. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 22, 1922 and was a dedicated homemaker.

Preceded in death by her husband, Suyeto Yama; brothers, Shigeru Wakayama, Tadao Wakayama, Ernest Wakayama, Stanley Wakayama.

Betty is survived by four children, Rodney (Patricia) Yama, Dwight (Judy) Yama, Valerie (David) Lee, Winston (Julia) Yama; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren; brother, Jack (Florence) Wakayama of California; sisters, Kate Watase of Oahu, Grace (Kenji) Munechika of Oahu, Irene (Jerry) Matsuda of Washington; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services and inurnment will be held at a later date. Family requests no Koden and flowers.

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