Larry and Cathie North of Kihei celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 16 at St. Theresa Church in Kihei.
The Rev. Monsignor Terry Watanabe gave the couple a blessing and a party was held in the hall for family and friends. The couple's oldest daughter, Jill, and twin granddaughters Brooke and Brianna from Brentwood, Calif., attended the party.
Another party is planned in April in California with family, friends and some of the original wedding party.
Larry and Cathie North dance at their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple were married Feb. 16, 1963, at St. John's Church in San Lorenzo, Calif. They have two daughters and raised them in the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to Kihei in 1986.
They are both retired: Cathie from Wailea Golf Club ,where she was secretary for 17 years; and Larry from the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, where he was the tennis pro. Before that, he worked as resort manager at Makena Surf, as Maui Coast project manager and as resident manager for the Grand Champions Wailea.
The couple also celebrated the golden anniversary in October with a trip to Italy and France.
The couple spend summers in the Bay Area with daughters Jill and Jodi, six grandchildren and a great-grandson.