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Notable gravesites

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Many notable graves, including Kenneth Brown, Alexander Cartwright Jr., Benjamin Dillingham, Joseph Campbell, among others, can be found at Oahu Cemetary in Nuuanu.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Many notable graves, including Kenneth Brown, Alexander Cartwright Jr., Benjamin Dillingham, Joseph Campbell, among others, can be found at Oahu Cemetary in Nuuanu.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Nanette Napoleon sits with a gravestone for Pvt. J.R. Kealoha, a native Hawaiian who fought in the Civil War and is buried in an unmarked grave at Oahu Cemetery. The headstone was donated when the VA said it wouldn’t provide one.

Historic figures, celebrated entertainers, lawmakers and heroes can be found in Oahu’s quiet cemeteries. The list that follows is a sample of what can easily be found while strolling through the grave markers. They offer a tangible link to the past. Read more

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