Hide Hamabe was born in Ebino City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan on 3 December 1908. She moved to her hometown of Ebino, Miyazaki in 1957 after all her children had gone to university. When Ms. Hamabe was about 70, she hiked the Ebino high plateau with her granddaughter. Hide climbed the mountain with less effort than her granddaughter, who was in college at the time. At the age of 103, she moved to a nursing home.
She has been the oldest person in Miyazaki Prefecture since September 2020.
Hide Hamabe currently lives in Ebino, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
As of November 24, 2022, Mrs. Hamabe is the 12th-oldest validated living person in the World, the 6th-oldest validated living person in Japan.
With the Chrysanthemum flowers that she grew.
At the age of 100, with her son.
At age 105 in September 2014.
(seated) At her 106th birthday celebration in 2014.
Aged 111 in September 2020.
Aged 112 in September 2021.
113th birthday in December 2021.
Aged 113 in September 2022.
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