My name is Irene Louise Wedemeyer. My grandmother was Rebbecca Kaono and my grandfather was William Wedemeyer. I was born in Hawaii at Saint Francis Hospital on Oahu. My grandmother was Hawaiian and my grandfather immigrated from Germany. My father was Jesse Wedemeyer who died on 2/18/04. He worked for the Oahu Railway & Land Co., before that he was a tugboat captain. I have two brothers and one half brother from my father. William, Jesse, and Kamalino. I have one sister, Suzette. My dads brothers are George Kaono, Michael and Hans Wedemeyer. His sisters are Mona Medeiros, Pansy Medeiros, and Irene Vierra. All his sisters and my brother William Wedemeyer all live on the big island. My uncles live on Oahu. We are also related to Herman and Charlie Wedemeyer.