Dr. Chalmers Ken Hamasaki, 75, of Hilo, died Aug. 20 at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Laupahoehoe, he was an ear, nose and throat physician and served as a navigator in the Air Force during the Vietnam War.
Private services will be held. Family requests no monetary gifts.
He is survived by wife, Elaine; brothers, Roland, Ernest; sisters, Dahlia Hamada, Ruby Shintani, Thelma Yasuhara.