Posted On August 13th, 2010 -

18 October 1932 – 3 March 2010

Leslie Katsumi NakamuraFrom Wailupe, Les passed gently into the arms of the Lord at his home in Pasadena, MD. Grad of `Iolani class 50 and UH 54, he served in the Army (three Viet Nam tours), retired as LTC from the Pentagon. Opened Old Mill Greenery, Millersville, MD, sold the business and became a permanent substitute teacher at George Fox Middle School, Pasadena, MD. Les was also known as Uncle Les Lekili at the halau hula he supported with his wife, Kas in MD and CO and as Dad Les by `Ilima Hula Studio, Waimanalo. Les is survived by wife Kas; his sister Shirley Miyashiro, Honolulu; his three children: Marliese Dayen, CA; Brian (Chrissy), NC; Eric (Debbie), SC; and six loving grandchildren – Brett and Scott Dayen, Drew, Claire, Paula and Dustin Nakamura. Family and friends are invited to Les’ military service at Punchbowl Cemetery 18 August, 11:30am.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran