Rose Sadako Nakamura
91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away July 10, 2020. She was born July 11, 1928 in Hilo, Hawaii. She taught PE at Hilo High School and at UH Hilo. She worked at the East West Center as a program officer for over 25 years. After retiring from the EWC she co-founded Project Dana in 1989 and served as the founding administrator until she retired in 2017. Her passion was Project Dana and helping the frail and elderly. Rose is survived by daughter Gwen; grandchildren Erin Warner and Drew Nakamura and sister Iris Namaye.
Private services were held. A celebration of life will be held in 2021 at later date for everyone.
Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased