Don Espaniola Jr.
Don Petronello Kekamawiwo`olemaikalanimai Espaniola Jr. of Maunaloa died on March 26, 2011 at the Molokai General Hospital, at age 34. He was born May 17, 1976 in Wailuku, Maui.
Don was the grandson of Moses and Josephine Espaniola of Maunaloa, Molokai. Don recently moved back to Molokai from Henderson, Nevada, where he was schooled as a Master Chef at the Culinary Institute of Las Vegas. Using his entrepreneurial skills, he owned and operated Intimate Fine Dining in Henderson, Nevada.
Don was a loving husband, beloved son, big brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and loyal friend.
He is survived by wife Aimee Espaniola of Henderson, Nevada; father Don Petronello Espaniola Sr. (deceased); sister: Leolani Espaniola of Campbell, California; and loved pet companions Boujee and Louie.
A celebration and memorial honoring Don’s life will be held at Kaluakoi Beach at Kaluakoi on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. with a closing moment of somber silence as the sun sets.