Memorial service Saturday for Robert Hamada

LIHUE — A Celebration of Life for master woodturner and lifelong Kauai resident Robert Hamada is Saturday.

The memorial service will be held at Garden Island Mortuary in Lawai. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by services at 10:30 a.m.

Hamada died Dec. 23 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. He was 93.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that gifts be made in Robert Hamada’s name to the Kauai Museum and the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Hamada is survived by his three children (Ann McLaughlin, Donald Hamada and Robert Hamada), his brother Hiroshi Hamada and two grandchildren (Nathan and Tiffany).

Garden Island Mortuary is located at 2-3780B Kaumualii Highway, in Lawai. For more information, call 332-7321.


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