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Shuichi Miyasaki

Shuichi Miyasaki, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1957, Hawaii 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Decorated Meritorious Service medal with oak leaf cluster.


  • Miyasaki, Shuichi was born on August 6, 1928 in Paauilo, Hawaii, United States. Son of Torakichi and Teyo (Kimura) Miyasaki.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Hawaii-Honolulu, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1957. Graduate, Army War College, 1973.


    • Examiner United States Patent Office, 1957-1959. Deputy attorney general State of Hawaii, 1960-1961. Member, director, secretary/treasurer Okumura Takushi Funaki & Wee, Honolulu, 1961-1990.

      Private practice, from 1991. Attorney Hawaii Senate, 1961, chief counsel ways and means committee, 1962, chief counsel judiciary committee, 1967-1970. Civil engineer Japan Construction Agency, Tokyo, 1953-1954.

      Staff judge advisory, colonel United States Army Reserve, Fort DeRussy, Hawaii, 1968-1979. Local legal counsel Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1962. Lecturer National Association Public Accountants Hawaii Chapter Annual Conference, 1990, 94, Mid Pacific Institute Foundation, Honolulu, 1990, Economic Study Club of Hawaii, 1990, Meiji Life Insurance Company Japan, 1992, Century, Central Young Men’s Christian Association, 1992, City Bank Honolulu, 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1957, Hawaii 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.


    Legislation chairman armed services committee Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, 1973. Institutional representative Aloha council Boy Scouts American, 1963-1978. Executive committee, secretary, director Legal Aid Society Hawaii, 1970-1972.

    State vice president Hawaii Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964-1965. Director, legal counsel St. Louis Heights Community Association, 1963, 65, 73, 91—. Director, legal counsel Citizens Study Club for Naturalization of Citizens, 1963-1968.

    Advisory board Project Dana Honolulu, since 1991, vice chair, 1991, 92. Board directors Omote Senke Foundation, since 1999. Life member Reserve Officers Association United States Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1954.

    Member American Bar Association, Hawaii Bar Association, United States Patent Office Society, Hawaii Estate Planning Council, Waikiki Rotary Club (president, 2005-2006), Central Young Men’s Christian Association Club, Waikiki Athletic Club, Army Golf Association, Elks, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Pearl Takeko Saiki, September 11, 1954. Children: Joy Michiko, Miles Tadashi, Jan Keiko, Ann Yoshie.
    • father: Torakichi Miyasaki
    • mother: Teyo (Kimura) Miyasaki
    • spouse: Pearl Takeko Saiki
    • children: Joy Michiko Miyasaki
    • Miles Tadashi Miyasaki
    • Jan Keiko Miyasaki
    • Ann Yoshie Miyasaki
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    Born August 6, 1928
    Died July 5, 2008
    (aged 79)