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Cemetery of the Week #144: St. Philomena Churchyard

St. Philomena Catholic Church Kalaupapa National Historical Park Kalawao, Molokai, Hawaii In use: 1872 – 1932 Number of interments: Unknown Open: The national park is open Monday through Saturday, but the number of visitors is capped at 100 per day. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Cemeteries of the Week

I’m closing in on 150 Cemeteries of the Week.  I still have a bunch of tourist destinations in mind, but I thought perhaps I’d open the subject up for discussion.  What would you like to see? I’m including a poll, … Continue reading

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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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