Tag Archives: Hawaiian cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

The sky wasn’t blue the day I visited Keawala’i Churchyard, but that was okay.  My mom was recovering from surgery that removed melanoma from her upper arm, leaving her with a hole the size of a bar of soap.  They’d … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #106: Keawala’i Churchyard

Keawala’i Congregational Church 5300 Makena Road Makena, Maui, Hawaii 96753 Telephone: 808-879-5557 Founded: 1832 Size: small Number of interments: 100? Church office hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. South of the Wailea Shopping Village, as you head … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #84: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Also called the Punchbowl Cemetery 2177 Puowaina Drive Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-1729 Phone: (808) 532-3720 First modern burial: January 4, 1949 Size: 112 acres Number of interments: approximately 34,000 servicemen and women Open: September 30 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #3: Seamen’s Cemetery

I’m in the field this week — and dealing with public wifi — so here’s one of my favorite early Cemeteries of the Week that you may have missed. See you next week! Cemetery of the Week #3: Seamen’s Cemetery.

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Cemetery of the Week #48: Kawaiaha’o Churchyard

Kawaiaha’o Church 957 Punchbowl Street at King Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-5042 Telephone: (808) 522-1333 Church founded: 1820 Oldest known burial: 1825 Size: 3 acres Number of interments: more than 900 A product of the original Mission Church movement founded in … Continue reading

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