Betty Higa Omura

Posted On November 7th, 2018 -

85, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2018. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii to Bushita and Kamado Higa on November 9, 1932 and raised in Hawi, Hawaii. She attended Kohala High and Elementary School and graduated from Mid Pacific Institute and Brigham Young University. She was a retired teacher at Moanalua Elementary School and co-owner, with her husband, of the MOD Reading Nook. In retirement, she was a substitute teacher, usher at Neal Blaisdell Center, volunteer at Avalon Care Center, and active supporter of the Small World Harmonica Band. She is survived by her husband, Robert T. Omura; sons Leslie (Grace) Omura and Laurence Omura; grandchildren Katie and Robbie Omura; and nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Hosoi Garden Mortuary on November 12, 2018. Visitation at 10:00 am. with services to begin at 11:00. No flowers. Casual aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

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