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Cemetery is maintained but trash problems persist

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 03, 2013

~~<p>Question: I have noticed a small and neglected-looking cemetery on Wai&shy;alae Avenue, Ewa of the Zippy&rsquo;s parking lot across from Kahala Mall. There are often flowers on some of the headstones, so it appears that people still visit the graves of loved ones. Why is the cemetery so full of weeds with no apparent effort being made to care for it?</p>
<p>Answer: Ocean View Cemetery is not neglected, and &ldquo;we do keep up&rdquo; with maintenance, said Michael Chun, a legacy member and trustee of an old Chinese society that&rsquo;s charged with overseeing the cemetery.</p>
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Question: I have noticed a small and neglected-looking cemetery on Wai­alae Avenue, Ewa of the Zippy’s parking lot across from Kahala Mall. There are often flowers on some of the headstones, so it appears that people still visit the graves of loved ones. Why is the cemetery so full of weeds with no apparent effort being made to care for it?

Answer: Ocean View Cemetery is not neglected, and “we do keep up” with maintenance, said Michael Chun, a legacy member and trustee of an old Chinese society that’s charged with overseeing the cemetery. Login for more...



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