July 27, 2014
Samuel Seichi "Sam" Kawamura, 76, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Transportation Highways Division drafting technician as well as a Vietnam War veteran and retired Hawaii Army National Guard lieutenant colonel, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Emileen "Emi"; daughters Lynn Kinoshita and Lorna Tsuchiya; brothers Melvyn, Edward and David; hanai brother Gerald Greer; sisters Alice Oliver, Naomi Tsutsui and Patricia Ann Kawamura; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased