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|-- || 2000 || --
||Would like to contact anyone knowing of my G-grandfather
George WATT b. 1869 in Scotland. He worked on a plantation near Hilo
before he died in 1910.
||My grandmother, Mary Gouveia a native of Hawaii (Kona),
married Edward Stout Feb, 4th 1918. The marraige took place in Honolulu.
I have been told that my grandmother's heritage is Portugese: however,
I know very little about her past. Any information is greatly appreciated.
She had a brother Charlie Gouveia who lived and died in the Islands.
Thanks in advance.
||Hulihee, Kailiawa, Kauwe
||My grandfather Andrew Kanilao Kailiawa b. 10 Nov. 1910
came from the big island in Kau, Pahala, and Kona, Hawaii. My family
still has family there with the last name Kailiawa. Andrew K. Kailiawa's
mother was a KAUWE and his wife was a HULIHEE b. 31 Aug 1915.
||Blanco, Blonco, Branco, Bronco , Smith
||I am surching for my paternal grandmothers family.
She was born in Hilo, Hawaii in aprox. 1897. She told us her maiden
name was BLANCO but my father's birth certificate spells her name
as LAURA BRONCO. If you have any information please contact me. She
married CHARLES LEE SMITH in 1915 or 1916 and moved to California.
||My grandson Kapono David who
lives Kailua Kona and I are trying to find information on his family.
His GrGr grandfather John David married Helen Kamahele and
we believe they lived lived Keei South Kona. They had one son that
we know of, Samuel David, born 1911 & died 1990 in Colorado. On
Samuel's Social Security retirement he list himself as Portuguese-Hawaiian.
Can any one help. Mahalo
||Jacinto Luiz came to
the big island in 1892 from St Michaels, Portugal - wife, Maria.
John Jose Francisco from St Michaels,
Portugal - wife Maria Victorine from Hawaii; born 1880 Papaikou
and Kohala towns of brith.
|-- || 1999 || --
||Cooper, Fernandez, Kauwe, Moyhane, Page,
||Searching for info. on John KAUWE B:
07/04/1899 D: 09/?/1981. Born Kamuela Hawaii. Possible John "KI ANI
I need names and dates of his parents.
John had been married three
times. My G-Grandmother was Daisy Ramon,
My Mother was Maria Kauwe.I have been told that he worked for Parker
Ranch. He also had a family cemetary on his property. Any info would
be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
||David, Kavika, Kawika
||Any Kawika (Kavika) especially Kona side. Would also
like ot know what Hawiian name Kawika derived from. We all know David
is English word for Kawika. Grandson Kapona David looking for family
info. Family lived Kona
||I am trying to find out family background for
Robert Puakea who was born on Jan. 6, 1904 and died on 15 Oct. 1991.
Want to know his father's name and any or all info about him. Need
to know Robert's mother's first name and maiden name. At the time
of Robert's death, he was residing in Hilo. As far as I know his
father was born in Kawaihae or Puako.
||da Motta, deMotta, Motta
||I am looking for the descendants of Joao de Pimentel
da Motta. He came to Hawaii in 1880 from Sao Miguel, Azores. I believe
he settled in the Onomea, Pepeekeo, Honomu, area of the Big Island.
I am hoping to find a connection to the John DeMotta family of Honomu
and Pepeekeo. This surname has gone through a variety of name changes
in a single generation. Any assistance will be appreciated.
||I am trying to find out anything about my grandmother
whose name was either Louisa or Louise Puakea. As far as I know she
was born in the Kawaihae or Puako area on the island of Hawaii. She
gave birth to my mother, Louisa Lorego on September 22, 1922. At
the time my grandmother was married to Doroteo Lorego who was an
immigrant from the Philipines. I am also trying to find out any or
all info on my great grandfather and great grandmother, their names,
birth dates and place of birth.
||I am looking for any information on decendents of my
grandfather, ALFRED F. OCAMPO who was born in Waiohinu, Hawaii on
Jan. 15, 1888. Thru some research, I found that he also had daughter,
Eliza Ocampo, born April 27, 1910. I would appreciate any information.
||To whom it may concern, Recently I found out that my
great grandmother was Hawaiian and from the area known as Hilo. I
am very interested in finding out anything at all on her. My grandmother,
who is seventy-five is still alive and kicking , would also like
to get any info. that we can on her mother who she hasn't seen since
she was seven.
The woman in question would have possibly lived in
Hilo in the early 1900's and her name is Alice Mericano.
My great grandfather, who's surname is MacKleish,
met her during the war and brought her to the States and they were wed. They
had two daughters and two sons. Alice, and Constance are the only names that
I have right now of their children. Constance is my grandmother. I would love
to find out whatever I can about the Mericano family. Thank You!
||Looking for the following:
CARABALLO may as appear as CARVALHO or ROMAN.
- Manuel CARABALLO, b. in Yauco, Puerto Rico 1855, married to Candelaria CARABALLO
- Martin Raymond, b. 1890 Yauco, PR
- Martin Benancio b. 1882,
- Nazario Antonio b. 1906, Hawaii
- Manuel CARABALLO, b. 1850 Yauco, PR,
lived on New Homestead Rd. Haiakea, Hilo Hawaii
- Manuel CARABALLO,
b. 1850 Yauco, PR, lived in Haiakea Camp, Hilo
- Manuel CARABALLO,
b. 1860 Yauco, PR, widow, Sons:
- Antone, b. 1890
- Rufina, 1894
||Looking for information on my Great grandfather & Great
grandmother. I was told they were both born in the Big Island on
the Kona side. Exactly where is what I would like to know and any
info on their parents & where they were born, dates
if possible. Daniel Bush Born: Nov 1864 Julia Wahakoele Kaai Born:
Jan. 26 1866
My grandfather, I was told, was born in Ho'okena Samuel Keliinohopono
Bush Born: Sept. 26 1889
||Beamer, Desha, Hale'ala
||I am looking for info on the following families: Isabella
Hale'ala and George Langhern Desha lived in Honolulu 1882. Peter
Carl Beamer lived in Hilo around 1900.
||Family lived and are living primarily in the Hilo/Puna area of
the island of Hawaii (Big Island).
I'm searching for information
about my grandfather PHILLIP PAUL FRENDO SR (spelling of first
name could be with one "L"). Said
to be born 1892, died 1958 (no months/days available). My goal is to find
the names of my great grandparents. My grandmothers name was ALICE NALEILEHUAOPANAEWA
BRICKWOOD, born April 20 1891, died Nov 8 1981. Thank you
||Black, Forbes, Jensen,Kolsopodis, Lee,
||AJW (Albert James William) MacKENZIE,
Forest Ranger MacKENZIE State Park, Puna, Hawaii Dedicated to him.
He had worked for the park for many years. The plaque posted there
in memory of his service to Hawaii parks.
His wife, Catherine Johanna Lee MacKENZIE,
has a water fountain dedicated to her by her (10) children. There
is a Banyan tree on Banyan Drive planted for them also.
ten children, the eldest, Albert Lee, born 10/31/1900. Died Hilo,
Burried Homolani Cementery, Hilo, Hi. Albert married to Margaret
Ella Forbes MacKENZIE born Hilo, Hawaii 12/2/1907.
They had five children:
- Albert Forbes MacKENZIE, wife Becky
- Robert Gordon MacKENZIE, wife Wilma Jan
- Margaret Jean (Mrs Robert Jensen)
- Catherine (Mrs. David Hill Black)
- Elizabeth Anne (Mrs. Kris Kolsopodis)
||I am looking for information about Mele Kainoa Ke-
kupuna Kalahoohina my maternal great-great
grandmother who was born in Pololu Valley in North Kohala in Hawaii
County. She was born about 1853. She was married to a Jose Ramon
Baesa possibly of Mexico. I'd also appreciate
information about her parents: Kealiiholoikauaiokawakanu,her mother,
who may have been born on Kauai and Kaneakala Kalahoohina,her father.
||de Rego, de Souze
||On May 18, 1901, Isabella de
Souza married MANUEL TAVARES
DE REGO in Hilo, Hawaii. If anyone
has any information about the de Rego family in Hawaii at that
time, I would appreciate hearing from you.
||Looking for the family members of: William Francis
GOLDSMITH (son of Thomas GOLDSMITH and Sarah BINNS) b. 26 Jun 1900,
W. Springfield, Massachusetts d. 27 Dec 1962 Hawaii (possibly Pepeekeo)
and his wife, Mary (surname unknown)
Mary Goldsmith is found in the
Social Security index. This could be wife of William GOLDSMITH: Her
date of birth might be: 17 Feb 1901 Her date of death might be: 15
Jan 1986, Pepeekeo, Hawaii
My connection? My grandfather THOMAS B. GOLDSMITH a brother of William
Francis GOLDSMITH. Thank you for any help.
- Anne GOLDSMITH (b. abt
- Sheila GOLDSMITH (b. abt 1923)
- John GOLDSMITH (b. abt 1925)
This John GOLDSMITH was found in the Social Security index:
d. 20 Jun 1996 in Columbus, GA
His social security no.
was issued in Hawaii
||I am looking for the origin of the last name of VIDINHA on the island of Hawaii. I could not
find this name on any of the ship's passenger lists of the immigrants from Portugal. It seems to have originated in Hawaii. If anyone has any
information, I would appreciate hearing from them.
||Searching for surnames: ROBLEY and VALLES Arrived on
the Big Island early 1900s from Puerto Rico. Later went on to settle
on the Island of Kauai in Eleele. Employed at the McBryde Sugar Plantation.
Need information on family in Puerto Rico. Any information will be
much appreciated. Thanks.
||I am trying to find any information aboutmy uncle BOYCE
OCKENDON who died in May 1971 at Hilo,Hawaii.
He also used the name Frank or Francis OCKENDON.
||Lindsey, Ozawa, Sims, Tussings
||I'm looking for relatives of JAMES MARION SIMS II
born in Hilo on Nov 10 1926. Mother's name ANNIE LINDSEY;
father same as above. Had two brothers, GEORGE and WILLIAM and two
sisters KATHERINE OZAWA and IDAMAE WAI TUSSINGS of John Day,Or..
"JIMMY" as he was known died in Sept 1971; buried at the Punchbowl. He was married to ROSE
and was in the army all his life. Looking for any relatives or friends of his.
His mother had many relatives and was Hawaiian. Katherine was nicknamed "Caddy".
She had three children one named Lindsey who was a pilot who died young, other
children were a daughter and a son.
Idamae has a son living on the islands. Jimmy
was my father, he died when I was 11yrs old. I have 6 other brothers and sisters.
We were living in Louisiana when he died.
||I am seeking information of my ancestors or decendants
of my grandmother PUA
MAKA, who was born Apr.2, 1872 in Hilo and died
Sept.12,1928. She had married Akina Pang Ching who
was born in China,Aug 1,1856,died July,1923 in Hilo. I wish to know if she had
any siblings and of her family. Her children were:
Any information would be greatly
- Yon Kui Pang Ching (my father)
- Kui Lan Pang Ching-Laeha
- Yuk Lan Pang Ching-Fujiwara
- Tan Kui Pang Ching
- Sui Lan Pang Ching-Kobayashi
||My grandmother was born in Holualoa, HI on 3/25/1903:
SSN 576-05-8492. Her birth name Rose Constance Teixeira. She had
11 siblings and I think her father was Manuel Teixeira. I now reside
in Holualoa and am very curious to know where, exactly, she was born
||Kaohe, Kahunaaiole, Kanae, Kuhihewa,
Kukahiko, Naeole, Paihinui, Papalimo
||My great-great-grandfather's name was Aalona Kanae.
His wife, my great-great grandmother was Kahua Mililani Papalimo.
They lived in Holualoa, Kona, Hawai`i. Their son, my great-grandfather,
was Luther Aalona KANAE born May 18, 1874 in Holualoa, Kona,
Hawai`i. He married Rebecca Kamaeli`ili`i KUHIHEWA (KAHUNAAIOLE
is a discrepancy in the last name...could be either ..or) Rebecca's
father was Manu KAHUNAAIOLE as taken from a manuscript of minutes of board
meetings with the `ali`i. He was a genealogical consultant to King Kalakaua.
However, in the Mormon Family History Center, they list him as being Manu
Kahunaaiole KUHIHEWA. Luther and Rebecca KANAE had ten children: Margaret
Pili married David KAOHE Joseph Pouhiwa m Edith NAEOLE George Manu m Daisy
KALOHELANI Ernest Kaluhikula m Puna KUKAHIKO Louis Kamaka m Kanehola MAHEULA
Helen Maihui m Louis Kena PAIHINUI Elizabeth Kekapa m Joseph HELEKAHI Ellen
Anahua m Vincente LUNA Jonathan Kanemehalona m Elaine Hui MORTON Luther
Aalona Jr. m Rose Lee CHONG My grandfather was Ernest Kaluhikula KANAE and
my grandmother was Puna KUKAHIKO. We are planning to have a family reunion
on Maui and would like to locate family throughout Hawai`i and abroad. Furthermore,
if anyone has additional information to connect and expand the afore mentioned
ancestral tree please contact me on Maui at 249-2444.
|-- || 1998 || --
||Gandall, Macy, Reinhardt
||Julius REINHARDT from Germany, living in
Hilo, m. Tamer GANDALL, he died 7/30/1904 in Hilo.Their children
If you have any information on this family,or on the Benjamin
MACY family, can please get in touch with me. I am happy to share.
||Cazimero, Casimiero, De Souza, Kuamoomookini,
||My query is in two parts, my Portugese side and the
Hawaiian side. CAZIMERO - through the Portugese Historical Society
in Hawaii it seems my Great Grandfather originated from Maia, Sao
Miguel however, his surname was CASIMIERO, Antonio. He arrived in
the Islands on Apr 30, 1881 on the High Flyer II. Seems he married
DE SOUZA, Mary. Would appreciate more info of when he moved to the Big Island
in the small community of Niulii or any new info. MOOKINI - I was brought up
by my Grandfather, Heloke. As far as I know he had 3 brothers: Their father and mother were, William Oliver
||Costa, Da Silva, Gomes, Jardim
||Looking for my husband's family: Antonio Gomes JARDIM (later changed to Jardin/Jardine) (born 1851) came from Madeira to
Hawaii in 1883 with wife Augusta Maria (Camacho) Gomes Jardim and
Settled in Hilo. Also had Julia and Anthony there.
- Joao (John)
- Antonio (aka Deigo and Duke)
Jr. (born 1876) (aka Deigo and Duke married Georgina Costa (daughter
of Jacintho Costa and Maria Augusta do Rego da
Silva) in 1909 in
Duke and Georgina Jardin had:
Both families moved
to Oakland, California, in 1905 and 1933. Looking for any relatives,
info and what happened to other members of the family in Hawaii and
- Jacintho (aka Jesse)
||Ah Nee, Halekealoha
||Would like to contact the descendants of George (?)
AH NEE and Elizabeth HALEKEALOHA who lived in the Honuapo, Naalehu
area of the big island during the early 1900's. I have been told
that they ran a small store in the area and had two children named
Ah Chin and Kaohu. Elizabeth HALEKEALOHA was my maternal great-grandmother
and I am interested in updating her list of descendants. She was born in the
1860's in Kaupo, Maui and died about 1910 or 1911 and was buried on Maui. Any
information would be greatly appreciated.
||Kim, Koo, Yee
||We are looking for my husbands Great Grandparents.
The Information we have is very little. KIM, Kyung Wha came from
the North Korean Mountains and KOO, Bok Cho came from Seoul. They
came to the Big Island around the turn of the century, possible as
late as 1905. They had three children:
We know that at one time they lived in Hawaii. We are looking
for relatives or any information when they came to the US, also their
date of births and deaths.
- Harriet Soonie
- Ho Kyung
||Ah Ne, Kealoha, Keaunui, Woodward
||I am looking for any info. on my father's biological
father, Noah Kealoha WOODWARD, b.2 Apr
1903 in Honolulu, d.18 Apr 1932 of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and buried
at Diamondhead Memorial Park Cemetery. I have a marriage cert. showing
he married my grandmother, Mary AH NEE, from Hilo,Hi on 30 May 1924
in Honolulu. The cert. states his parents as Edward Kealoha WOODWARD
of Honolulu & Mary KEAUNUI of Maui. Noah & Mary had 2 children:
Looking for any family. Mahalo
- A daughter, Mary, b.1925
- A son, my father Noah KEALOHA Jr. b.1927
||Sometime between 1885-1905 my grandmother lived on
a sugar plantation near Hilo. Her uncle STARKE was a chemist there.
Any help or sources of plantation documents appreciated. I lived
on the campus of Kamehameha Schools for many years and had a cabin
|-- || 1997 || --
for the ancestors or descendants of August (Augoost)
de Silva and his wife Virginia Ferriera. He was born
in Honolulu 8 Aug 1886, Virginia 14 Oct 1890 in Hilo.
His parents were Joao Joaquim de Silva and his mother
Constantina. Virginia's father was Antone Ferriera
and her step- mother Anna de Jesus Fustina. Their
families both originated in Portugal. Their children:
would be greatly appreciated!
||Looking for information regarding my great-great grandparents,
Namauu KUAMOO b.abt 1857 d.1918 m.Louise KAIEWE b.abt
1845 d.1928. Both lived their entire lives in Waiakea, Hilo, T.H.
Louise's father is listed as KAIANUI on her death certificate, and
her mother as KAHALEKAA. Mahalo for your time.
||Camargo, Cambaliza, Pikini, Ramos
||I am looking for anyone with the surnames of CAMARGO, CAMBALIZA, PIKINI, RAMOS.
I think some came from Hilo and some from Honolulu. Anyone with these surnames,
or anyone knowing anyone or anything about these surnames, please, please let
me know. I have not had any luck with any of these names. All ancestors are from
Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. Some have moved from Hawaii to San Francisco
as well. Please help. Also, if I can help anyone in CA please let me know. I
live in Milpitas, CA near San Jose. Thanks.
||Looking for info on my grandmother Nellie Wahinealii KAMA b.abt 1895 in Hilo,
HI. I would like to know her date of death, where she is buried, and her cause
of death. I have been told that she died around the late 1920's from complications
of childbirth. I would like to verify that her father's Christian name was David.
I would also like the name of her mother, as well as where they are buried. Any
and all information would be greatly appreciated.
||Cunha, daSilva, deMello,
||I am in the process of researching my family's genealogy
and am contacting you hoping that I may be able to find some "lost" ancestors.
Thanks for taking the time to read this; I appreciate any help. Are
any of the following names / dates / locations familiar?
Agnes deMELLO (my mother)
born: 14 November, 1914 in Hilo, HI
Jacintho deMELLO's parents, Julio Faveres deMELLO and Anna Julia,
immigrated to HI from the Azores in September, 1882.
- Jacintho deMELLO
born: 26 May, 1883 in Kilauea, Kauai, HI
died: 03 November, 1963 in Honolulu, HI
- Victoria daSILVA
12 October, 1882 in Hilo, HI
died: 14 November, 1963 in Honolulu,
Julio and Anna's children in order of birth:
Victoria daSILVA's parents: Joseph SILVA and Gloria CUNHA.
Victoria and Joseph's children surviving childhood in order of birth:
- Isabella Agnes
||I am looking for any information on my grandfather Robert Awong (or Robert Hookano).
He was in the merchant marines. He was born and lived on the Big Island until
he joined the merchant marines during WWII. He was in his early thirties when
he died in Stockton, CA. My father was young when he died, so any information
regarding my grandfather would be very much appreciated. He came from a big family;
Nellie, Thomas, Henry, are a few of the names I remember. Thank you for any help.
||Holck, Lee, Pokeo
||I am also researching the surnames Holck, Pokeo, Lee/Norway. Peter Lee was manager
of the Volcano House from 1891-1898. Peter Lee came from Norway to Punaluu, Hawaii.
Jacob Martinius Holck came from Bergen, Norway to Honolulu than Punaluu, Hawaii.
Mary Ann Pokeo was a native Hawaiian. Any information would be very much appreaciated.
||Am searching for information on my husband's family, grandfather Young Ki HAN,
who immigrated to Hawaii from Korea 1903. He married a Hawaiian girl, Elizabeth
PAPA, whose family supposedly lived on the big island.
|-- || 1996 || --
||Ha'o, Hao, Ua
||I am looking for information regarding the parents
of David K. Ha`o (Hao) (husband) and Sarah Ua (wife) parents of David
Ka`ano`i Ha`o my grandfather.
||Dabkus, Dopkus, Soares
||Seeking further info re: my ggrandfather Joseph DOPKUS and his brother Stanislass/w DABKUS (AKA "Stan"). They were both b in Lithuania abt 1865, then travelled
to Pahala Plantation via Germany (probably under assumed names-they left illegally).
They arrived in HI in 1886 or late 1900, according to differing family traditions.
Joseph reportedly killed a man on the ship on the way to HI while wrestling with
him, and was not charged in the incident. Stanislass mar a Hawiian-born Portugese
woman named Mary SOARES (AKA Cozy). They all left HI for the San Francisco area
in 1904. No mar rec was found for Cozy & Stan. No nat rec has been located.
||George Alexander BELL (AKA
Thomas Kamukamu BELL) 1844-1916, m.Ane KALEIMAMAHU 1845-1893
(g-grandparents). Natives of the island of Hawaii and parents of
Eliza K. BELL, my grandmother. Seeking information on the ancestors,
siblings, other children, and descendants. Any and all information
will be appreciated.
||Kihei, Kipikane, Kumano
||KIHEI c.1801-?, m.KUMANO c.1805-? (ggg-grandparents).
Natives of the island of Hawaii and parents of KIPIKANE (above).
Seeking information on ancestors, siblings, other children, and descendants.
Any and all information will be appreciated.
||Bell, Kipikane, Pinkerton
||Robert BELL c.1791-?, m.Katherine PINKERTON c.1795-?
(ggg-grandparents). Believed to be residents of Scotland. Son Nathaniel
William BELL 1817- 1893, immigrated to HI, island of Hawaii, and
m.KIPIKANE c.1820-?. Known children were:
Seeking information on ancestors, siblings,
and descendants of this family group. Any and all help will be appreciated.
- William 1844-?
- Rebecca 1845-?
- George Alexander
AKA Thomas Kamukamu 1846-1916
- John 1847-?
||Lewis, Todd, Woods
||Alfred TODD,c.1850 -?,(g-grandfather), married first
Ellen WOODS,c.1835- 1881. Married second Louise Catherine LEWIS,
c.1857-1890,(g- grandmother) in Hilo, HI c.1881. Seeking information
on ancestors, siblings, and descendants. Any help will be appreciated.
||I am looking for any information on David W. A. Kahookano born abt 1865 in North Kohala, Hawaii and who died on Feb. 8, 1900
||Forbes, Lee, Mackenzie
I am searching the surnames, Mackenzie, Forbes, & Lee from
Hilo, Volcano, Punaluu and Mountain View Hawaii
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