Ogata celebrates 100 years

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Naoko Ogata is flanked by son Jon, left, and daughter Joy Miyamoto, right, Tuesday when she celebrated her 100th birthday at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waimea.

WAIMEA — “This is the exact day, 100 years ago,” said Jon Ogata of Honolulu on Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital’s long-term-care unit. “Naoko Ogata was born today, 100 years ago, in Kaimuki on Oahu.”