Carrie Ann Ichiko Funai, daughter of Ronald and Diane Funai of 'Aiea, and Chris Yoshio Sekigawa, son of Robert and Junice Sekigawa of 'Ewa Beach, were married May 31 at Ko Olina Chapel. The reception was held at the Waikiki Beach Marriott. The bride (UH-Manoa bachelor's), now Carrie Ann Ichiko Sekigawa, is a teacher. The groom is a graphic designer. The couple lives in Kapolei.
Jo-Ann Kuulei Hashimoto, daughter of Stanley and Jacqueline Hashimoto of Pearl City, and Leonard Francis Niemczyk, son of Elaine Niemczyk of Junction City, Kan., and the late Leonard Niemczyk, were married July 10 in Las Vegas. The bride (Pearl City High/UH-Manoa bachelor's), now Jo-Ann Kuulei Niemczyk, is a teacher. The groom (Maui Community College associate) is a retired fire captain. The couple lives in 'Ewa Beach.
Minori Cynthia Makino, daughter of the Rev. Shigenori and Sumie Makino of Honolulu, and Grant Hisao Oumi, son of Alvin and Cheryl Oumi of Kane'ohe, were married June 21 at Honpa Hongwanji Hawai'i Betsuin. The reception was held at the Halekulani Hotel. The bride (McKinley High/UH-Manoa bachelor's), now Minori Cynthia Oumi, is a teacher. The groom (Hawaii Baptist Academy/UH-Manoa bachelor's) works for the state of Hawai'i. The couple lives in Kane'ohe.
Karen Marcie Tamondong, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Tamondong of Wahiawa, and Mark J. Esmeralda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Florencio Esmeralda, were married June 21 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wahiawa. The reception was held at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii. The bride ('86 Mililani High/'90 UH-Manoa bachelor's), now Karen M.T. Esmeralda, is a dental hygienist. The groom ('82 Mililani High/Leeward Community College associate) is an automotive technician. The couple lives in Mililani.
Meng Wang, daughter of professors Shuxi Xiao and Xu Wang of Hohhot, China, and Dr. Erwin Wong, son of Ernest and Patricia Wong of Honolulu, were married April 2 in Las Vegas. The bride (Peking University master's/University of Houston doctorate) is a post-doctoral research associate. The groom (Kalani High/UH-Manoa/Southern California College of Optometry O.D./University of Houston doctorate) is a research scientist. The couple lives in Emeryville, Calif.