Amy Yamamoto
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Amy Yamamoto

Amy Yamamoto

Amy Yamamoto is born in 1926 in Ookala, a sugar plantation community, on the Big Island (Hawaii).

She is the fifth of six children born to Gisuke and Hisa Yamamoto, both from Hiroshima-ken, Japan. Gisuke, an adopted son-in-law, or yoshi, of the Yamamotos, assumes the name of his adoptive family.