Nicole Darity, originally from a small rural town in Georgia, has lived on the island of Oahu since 2004,
when her husband received orders to then CSSG-3 (now CLB-3), Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe
Marine Corps Base. Being married to a Marine for over 20 years, Nicole has had the opportunity to
travel around the world and support the military in various capacities by working for the US Marines, US
Army, US Navy, as well as, USO Hawaii. She continues to stay connected with the military in her current
position with Aqua-Aston Hospitality as the military liaison/ director of sales – military and government.
Nicole is also very active with military support organizations on island such as Association of the US
Army; Friends of Hickam (as current president); USO Hawaii; and Hawaii Armed Services YMCA. She
holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Information Technology from Colorado Technical
University. In her free time she enjoys surfing, scuba diving, and hiking, as well as other outdoor
She and her late husband, GySgt James Darity, Jr. have two sons: James, III – 27 years of age, and
Clayton – 25 years of age. She is a resident of Ewa Beach, HI.