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Phillip Jose Kamakea

May 20, 2021


Phillip J Kamakea of Kalaheo, peacefully joined the Lord on May 20 at the age of 79. He was the youngest of 11 children. 

He worked for McBryde sugar plantation in his younger years as a truck driver, crane operator & later retired as welder. He enjoyed fishing with his grandkids and planting in his garden.

He was Proceeded in death by parents Thomas Suprimedio and Louisa Kamakea & daughter in Law Angeline “Gigie” Kamakea. 

He leaves behind his loving wife Patricia Kamakea, Daughter Rose (Carlos) Kamakea-Colon of Florida, Sons Phillip (Patti) Kamakea, David Kamakea, and Kalani (Trisha) Kamakea all of Kauai, 14 Grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. 

“The first thing papa going do when he gets to heaven is go straight to the garden of eden and start grafting and air layering all the plants and trees” 

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Kauai Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with viewing from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and burial to follow at 11:15 a.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.


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Celebration of Life
June 5, 2021

9:00 AM
Kauai Memorial Gardens, Lihue

June 5, 2021

11:15 AM
Kauai Memorial Gardens, Lihue


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