|Birth:||6 August 1904|
Kekaha, Hawaii, USA
|Death:||15 September 2012|
Koloa, Hawaii, USA
|Age:||108 years, 40 days|
Florence Shizuko Kamei (née Kaneyama; 6 August 1904 – 15 September 2012) was an American centenarian who was the was the oldest known person in Hawaii at the time of her death.
Florence Kamei was born in Kekaha, Hawaii, USA on 6 August 1904. Her parents were Japanese immigrants Masazuchi Kaneyama and Aki (née Fujimoto) Kaneyama. She had at least three siblings.
She married George Kamei and had four children: George E. Kamei, Mildred Hiramoto (1927–2011), Janet Watanabe (c.1928–2015) and Ellen E. Kamei. She gow widowed in 1979.
Kamei became the oldest known living person in Hawaii on 12 August 2012, aged 108, following the death of 108-year-old Take Yazaki.
Florence Kamei died in Koloa, Hawaii, USA on 15 September 2012 at the age of 108 years, 40 days. She is survived by one daughter Janet Watanabe, 10 grandchildren (including Shannon Hiramoto), eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
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- US 1920 Census FamilySearch
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- Florence Shizuko Kamei Obituary Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 15 September 2012
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