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Monthly Programs for 2016


9:00 a.m. second Saturday of the month


Our blog has more details about our programs. Please check our location page or blog for information about the location of our meetings.

 

These meetings are open to the public.
January 9This is our annual business meeting and election of new board members. Please bring your program ideas for 2016. The scheduled program will be about sharing discoveries, antiques, or family mementos. Donna will talk about her chilly exeriences in Salt Lake City but warm experiences in the Family History Library while doing research.
February 13TBA
March 12Amy Tomita Casey will give a presentation on Japanese genealogy.
April 9 We have three presentations today.
(1) Kathy Hudson will give a presentation on the proposed fall trip to Salt Lake City, including the purpose and timing of the trip, hotel accommodations, recommendations for air travel, estimated cost for both, other things to do in Salt Lake City, and preparing for research at the Family History Library.
(2) "Photos and a Family History Library Experience: Your People Are There," by Donna Wendt
(3) "Resources at Family History Library / Family Search," by Randy and Cecilia Day
May 14 Our new temporary meeting place is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward, 1931 Lusitana St. You may park behind the church. We will be discussing the loss of our meeting site at Manoa Gardens and where we should meet in the future. Nanette Napoleon will do a presentation on Hawaii citizens and the Civil War. The meeting starts at 9 A.M. Plan on arriving at 8:30, if you can. Help may be needed to set up the meeting room. Call Donna at 396-2620 if you have any questions.
June 11

Godfrey and Cathy Kaonohi will give a presentation on "Hawaiians and their European Ancestry." Our meeting place will be at the Keola Ho'onanea Senior Housing at 1465 A'ala St., Honolulu 96817. Please check our location page or blog for more information.

July 9

The presentation is about Using Collateral Research to Break Down Brick Walls. Also, Kathy Hudson will give an update on the trip to Salt Lake City in October. Our meeting place will be at the Keola Ho'onanea Senior Housing at 1465 A'ala St., Honolulu. Please check our location page or blog for the latest information.

August 13 Harriet Hoffman will give the presentation "Grandpa Can You Hear Me." Our blog has more about her talk. Our meeting place will be at the Keola Ho'onanea Senior Housing at 1465 A'ala St., Honolulu. Please check our location page or blog for more information.
September 10 Archivist/historian Suzanne Case will present "The Treasures of Church Archives." Our blog has more information.
October 8 The October meeting is cancelled due to the HCGS trip to Salt Lake City. 
November 12 The main presentation will be "Help with Searching for Records, Maps, Family Histories at the Biggest Genealogical Resource Center in the World." Members that travelled last month to Salt Lake City to do research at the Family History Library will discuss their experiences. See our blog for more information. Also, members were asked to write a paragraph about an ancestor, and to bring it for sharing.
December 10 We will have a Christmas party potluck so bring a dish to share.

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