July 16, 2013
Minoru “Ham” Hamada, 95, of Honolulu, a retired contract analyst for Wheeler Air Force Base, Hickam Air Force Base and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Military Intelligence Service veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Kaiaakea Ahupuaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Ronald M. and Calvin N.; daughters Lucille N. Holzgang, Frances M. Hamada and Marian M. Ida; sisters Toshiko Tomiyoshi, Yuriko Yamasato and Matsumi Goodell; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.