Rearview: Catching up on 2 unusual weddings and other war stories
By Bob Sigall, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Sept. 18, 2020
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COURTESY CAROL NITTA / 1945
The strangest wedding ever shows the minister at left, the bride and groom in the middle and bridesmaid, Doris Ishikawa, right. Behind them, U.S. troops watch as a captured Japanese officer marries his beloved nurse at the end of World War II.
John Wayne and Pilar Pallete were married in Kona in 1954.