Danny Kamekona


Miami Vice Character
November 15, 1935, Hilo, Hawaii
May 2, 1996, Los Angeles, California (age 60, unspecified causes)

Danny Kamekona (November 15, 1935 - May 2, 1996) was an American actor who appeared as Agawa, employed by Riochi Tanaka in the episode "The Rising Sun of Death" of the series Miami Vice.


Kamekona debuted his acting career on television, debuting in a 1968 episode of Hawaii Five-O, one of 32 different appearances over 11 years, other TV appearances included Tour of Duty, The Brian Keith Show, Sanford and Son, Barnaby Jones, six episodes of Magnum, P.I., 21 Jump Street, L.A. Law, Walker: Texas Ranger, and his last TV appearance, in 1995's Burke's Law.

The Karate Kid Part II was Kamekoma's debut movie appearance in 1986 which featured the ballad 'Glory of Love' by Peter Cetera. Other movie appearances included Black Widow (with Terry O'Quinn), Problem Child (with Michael Richards), Honeymoon in Vegas, and his final movie appearance, 1993's Robot Wars.


Kamekona was found dead in his Los Angeles, California apartment on May 2, 1996, at the age of 60. The cause was never revealed. He is survived by his wife Michiko and their two children.