Saturday, May 7, 2016

HCGS May 14, 2016 Genealogy meeting at NEW site!!!

 HCGS Meeting May 14th 2016
              “Hawaii Citizens and the Civil War”

The meeting of the Honolulu County Genealogical Society
     Saturday May 14th, 2016 at 9 AM at a NEW temporary site.  
                   NEW MEETING SITE FOR MAY 14th ONLY
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1931 Lusitana St. Honolulu HI 96813
    We will be discussing the loss of our meeting site at Manoa Gardens and where we should meet in the future.
   The featured presentation is:  
                “Hawaii Citizens and the Civil War” by Nanette Napoleon
 The meeting starts at 9am.   Plan on arriving at 8:30 am, if you can, to find your way and to get to the parking lot. Help may be needed to set up the meeting room.  Parking is available free behind the chapel.     See you soon

     HAWAII sons of  THE CIVIL WAR 
        - By Nanette Napoleon
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 also 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.  She has also done research on the over 100 graves of Civil War soldiers and sailors in Hawaii.
HCGS Members

HCGS Members

Nanette Napoleon speaking on Hawai'i Sons of the Civil War

In Memory of Hawai'i Sons of the American Civil War from 1861-1865
"Although the Kingdom of Hawai'i declared itself neutral in this great conflict, some Hawai'i citizens joined the Union and the Confederate forces to fight for a cause they supported and to which they were willing to give their last full measure of devotion"
Martha Reamy 

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