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Documentary, research team hope to solve mystery of 1924 Hanapepe Massacre

  • Video by Rosemarie Bernardo

    Winds whipped around the camera crew at the Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery on Kauai where historians, researchers and community members cautiously stepped around gravestones -- searching for the unmarked graves of 16 Filipino sugar plantation strikers killed in what has been dubbed the Hanapepe Massacre of 1924.

  • RON KOSEN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Catherine Lo, left, and Stephanie Castillo at the Hanapepe Massacre documentary launch at the Filipino cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai.

    RON KOSEN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Catherine Lo, left, and Stephanie Castillo at the Hanapepe Massacre documentary launch at the Filipino cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai.

  • RON KOSEN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                At the launch of a documentary about the Hanapepe Massacre of 1924 at the Filipino cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai, Catherine Lo replaces a chip from a marker without a name dated the day of the massacre.

    RON KOSEN / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    At the launch of a documentary about the Hanapepe Massacre of 1924 at the Filipino cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai, Catherine Lo replaces a chip from a marker without a name dated the day of the massacre.

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                                <strong>Mike Miranda: </strong>
                                <em>He plans to present research at the biennial 2020 Filipino American National Historical Society conference in Waikiki </em>

    STAR-ADVERTISER

    Mike Miranda:

    He plans to present research at the biennial 2020 Filipino American National Historical Society conference in Waikiki

Winds whipped around the camera crew at the Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery on Kauai where historians, researchers and community members cautiously stepped around gravestones — searching for the unmarked graves of 16 Filipino sugar plantation strikers killed in what has been dubbed the Hanapepe Massacre of 1924. Read more

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