Masami Miyahira, the son of Kama and Uto Miyahira, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2015, at the age of 82. He was born on May 31, 1933, in Kealia, Kauai in Hawaii and had been a longtime resident of Gardena.
Masami worked as an electronics technician in Los Angeles until he retired in 1996. Masami is survived by his family: wife of 42 years, Sumiko Miyahira; daughter, Marian Chie (Jeffrey) Wada; grandchildren, Kenneth Wada and Elyse Wada; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena.