Mānoa Heritage Center

Mānoa Chinese Cemetery: Legacy of a Valley

Please join us for our first Virtual Kahaukani Conversations event of 2021 on Thursday, January 14 at 5 pm on Zoom. Registration is FREE!

“Mānoa Chinese Cemetery: Legacy of a Valley” with Nanette Naioma Napoleon will include an introductory history of the site and its role as a prominent geographical and cultural feature of Mānoa Valley, followed by a discussion of the specific preservation issues faced when dealing with compromised headstones.

Click below to go to the registration page; the Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the presentation. We hope to see you there!

About the Speaker

Nanette is a freelance researcher, writer, and lecturer who focuses on the history and cultures of Hawaiʻi. She is best known as being the state’s leading expert on historic cemeteries and is the author of the book Oahu Cemetery Burial Ground & Historic Site. She has been featured in numerous newspaper and magazine articles, and television news stories. In 2020, she received a prestigious individual achievement award from the Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation for her 35 years of research, educational outreach, and legislative advocacy regarding historic cemetery sites.

Kahaukani Conversations is made possible with support from: 

Atherton Family Foundation
G. N. Wilcox Trust
Island Insurance 
Mālama Mānoa 

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