For Memorial Day weekend, I have photos from a special guest, Kay Hadashi. Kay is a mystery and thriller writer who lives on Oahu and was kind enough to suggest this Memorial Day weekend tribute and sent me her photos of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Some of those interred at the cemetery are well known heroes such as Daniel Inouye, who was America’s second longest sitting senator at the time of his death in 2012. Others, however, remain unknown. Not all of the photos in this collection were taken in the cemetery, but are memorials located elsewhere in Honolulu and seemed appropriate for this photo tour.
The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific was constructed at Puowaina Crater, which is commonly known as Punchbowl Crater. Information about the cemetery is available from a number of sources, including Wikipedia. It’s been many years since I was able to make it to the cemetery, but Kay’s photos have inspired me to want to visit again. I hope you enjoy this Memorial Day tribute to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
By the way, I’m always on the lookout for good Hawaii photos. If you have some you’d like to share, let me know and we’ll talk about featuring your shots on Friday Fotos!
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