Hawaii Stories

Theresa Inouye, Honolulu

(Nominated by Hawaii State Representative Mark Takai)
On Deck of The Battleship U.S.S. Missouri (BB63)
Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2010

Theresa Inouye is the mother of Army SGT Deyson K. Cariaga of Honolulu, Hawaii who was killed in action.  On July 8, 2005, the Humvee in which he was riding struck a land mine.  Cariaga was assigned to the Hawaii Army National Guard’s 229th Military Intelligence Company, 29th Brigade Combat Team.  SGT Cariaga was 20 years old.