James Kazutomi Fujioka, 85, Hawai’i-born Nisei and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, passed away peacefully at home on February 3, 2019 in West Los Angeles. He is survived by his loving wife, June; children, Kevin, Janine, Serena Duardo (George) and Audrey Yamada; sisters Florence, Helen and Jenny; grandchildren Paul, Garrett, Taryn and Shelby. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives living in California, Hawai’i and Japan.

Kazu’s family thanks the San Gabriel Valley Hawaiian Club, Makule Golfers, Venice Hongwanji Temple and ‘Ohana from Kailua and elsewhere for their many years of talking story, aloha spirit and life long friendship. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 12371 Braddock Dr., Culver City. Aloha attire.

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