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Taps: Miles Nakamura

March 14, 2019

Miles Tadashi Nakamura, 63, formerly from Kapolei, HI passed peacefully, amidst family members, on January 5, 2019 at Porter Hospice, in Colorado.

Survived by his mother, Anne Nakamura, wife, Lucille, and sons, Kekoaalii, Dustin, Keli, and Alika. Daughter Nicole (Jayson) Hariuchi. Other survivors include siblings, Dianne (Frank) Tabata, Ashley (Adele), and Jerry (Nancy) Nakamura. Step-children: Dani Katrice Ekahilani (Santo II) Ruiz, and Darice Elualani (Edward) Apo; 16 Grandchildren and 2 Great-grandchildren.

Miles was stationed at Hickam AFB with the 154th Wing and retired from Hawaii Air National Guard in 2015 after 36 years of service. As an aircraft mechanic, he crewed on multiple airframes, such as C-130s and C-17s. He and Lucille were also foster parents with the Department of Human Services for 14 years.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Bishop Memorial Chapel of the Kamehameha Schools. Visitation 1-2 pm; Services 2-3 PM. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery, Punchbowl, on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 1PM. Casual attire.

Retiree News extends heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends.

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