Craig Toyoki Miyamoto
Craig Toyoki Miyamoto77, was born in Joliet, Illinois on October 14, 1944, to Robert and Dorothy Miyamoto. He passed away in the afternoon of February 25, 2022. His family moved back to Hilo in 1947 where he graduated from Hilo High School in 1962. Craig and his wife, Diana (ne'e Ueda), met at Woodbury College (now University) in Los Angeles, and were married in Honolulu on March 24, 1966. Diana passed away on September 10, 2018. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Journalism degree from Woodbury in 1967, his Masters of Arts in Journalism from the University of Southern California in 1972, and edited at various local newspapers in the Los Angeles area. Upon moving back to Honolulu in 1972, he worked for the Honolulu Board of Water Supply as the Deputy and Director of Public Relations, then started his own business in 1977 before moving to Professional Communications (ProComm) as Vice President in 1987. After ProComm he was an Assistant Professor in Journalism at the University of Hawaii, then rejoined ProComm (The Public Relations company of Starr Seigle McCombs) as Executive Vice President. In 1997 he reinvented his own business before retiring in 2006. He was a past-president of the Honolulu Jaycees (1975-76), member of American Mensa (1982), elected to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows in 1994, and inducted into the PRSA Hawaii Hall of Honor in 2003.

He had many hobbies including botany, stamp collecting, photography, blogging, rolling sushi at the family business (George's Delicatessen), and rooting for the Trojans.

Craig is survived by his brother, Eric (Debbie) and sisters, Dayle Osborn (Larry), Audrey Nakaoka (Clifford), and Karen Ono (Warren); two sons, James of Honolulu, and Carleton (Betty) of Fremont, California; and one grandson, Joseph. Services will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022; visitation 10 a.m. services 11 a.m.

Arrangements Provided By:
Hosoi Garden Mortuary

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