Kaname “Bob” Kataoka, 101, of Kapaa passed away at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital on December 28, 2019. He was born in Paia, Maui on October 21, 1918 and retired as a teacher at Kauai High School.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mitsue Y. Kataoka; brothers, Isamu Kataoka, Masao Kataoka and sister, Tsuruko Yamato.
Kaname is survived by his daughters, Joy (Jim Patton) Kataoka and Amy Boyd; granddaughter, Kimi Patton and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of Kaname and Mitsue’s lives will be held on March 14, 2020 at Lihue Christian Church. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM with services to follow at 10:00 AM.
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