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The forgotten cemetery

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 25, 2014

~~<p>On Memorial Day in 1945, the year World War II ended, Oahu paid respect to its war dead not at Punchbowl, but at a cemetery that's long gone and few now know even existed.</p>
<p>Many of those killed in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack were laid to rest at Halawa Naval Cemetery, some in blood-soaked pine boxes.</p>
~~

On Memorial Day in 1945, the year World War II ended, Oahu paid respect to its war dead not at Punchbowl, but at a cemetery that's long gone and few now know even existed.

Many of those killed in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack were laid to rest at Halawa Naval Cemetery, some in blood-soaked pine boxes. Login for more...



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