Thursday, November 12, 2015

Nov 14 Meeting HCGS - Cemeteries as Genealogical Resources

The meeting of the Honolulu County Genealogical Society will be Saturday Nov 14, 2015 at the usual place, Manoa Gardens Community room, 2790-9 Kahaloa Dr., Honolulu, Hawaii, at 9:00 am.

  The featured presentation is:
    “Cemeteries as Genealogical Resources”
 by Nanette Napoleon, Director,
 Hawaii Cemetery Research Project

Nanette Napoleon is a freelance historical researcher, writer, and Hawaiian cultural specialist.  She is most well-known for her extensive work documenting and preserving historic graveyards in Hawai‘i, and promotes graveyards as important historic and cultural sites by giving cemetery walking tours and lectures in the community.  She has written a book titled, “Oahu Cemetery Burial Ground & Historic Site”.  Nanette has also served on the board of directors of Oahu Cemetery for 15 years.
Nanette Napoleon
 Dues will be coming up soon, bring $12, check or cash, if you would like to pay for 2016.

We will be having a Christmas/Holiday potluck brunch on Dec 12th at our usual meeting room.  Linda DuBee will be sending out information on this soon.  Bring a small gift to this potluck if you would like to participate in the gift exchange.

Plan on arriving at 8:30 am to find a parking place and help set up the meeting room.  Parking is only in the lot of Manoa District Park, or on public streets, except for two handicapped places by the meeting room.

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