March 23, 2013
George Kahalelehua “Big George” Uemoto, 72, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51 employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Christopher; daughters Michele Uemoto and Nicole Yoshiyama; brothers James Kahalelehua, Arch Naeole and Douglas and Rothwell K. Uemoto; sisters Myrtle Yamane, Valkyrie Naeole and Carol Richardson; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memeorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.