Category Archives: Marcus and Leilani

2013 – Saul’s Annual Pearl Harbor Story

Each year I review and edit this story of my family’s memories of December 7th, 1941, as they were told to me. This is my way of keeping Pearl Harbor Day alive in my memory, and hopefully in yours as well. My mother and father were both, always proud to say that they survived that …

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Our Sweet Leilani

Leilani…devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, quit school at age 12 to take a job as a waitress to help support the family and the 7 brothers and sisters still living at home with grandma and grandpa. It was 1936, it was the Great Depression, and it was Hilo, Hawaii. In 1937, the …

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