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Column: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery expansion needed for cultural, environmental purposes

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A plot of forest just outside Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe was photographed in November. Several neighboring residents are challenging a plan by the cemetery owner to enlarge the cemetery with 30,000 more plots on 28 acres, which includes this forested area near their homes.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A plot of forest just outside Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe was photographed in November. Several neighboring residents are challenging a plan by the cemetery owner to enlarge the cemetery with 30,000 more plots on 28 acres, which includes this forested area near their homes.

Recent coverage regarding the Hawaiian Memorial Park expansion loses sight of the fact that this project is about much more than just a cemetery. Read more

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