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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii

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Date: 1949 [unknown]
Location: Honolulu, Hawaiimap
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Notable Interments and Memorials

  • Darr H. Alkire (1903-1977) Air Force Brigadier General, Senior Officer in Command of the West Compound at Stalag Luft III Prisoner of War Camp
  • Donn Beach (1907–1989), born Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, founder of Don the Beachcomber restaurants and inventor of the tiki bar
  • John A. Burns (1909–1975), second state governor of Hawaii (1962–1974)
  • John "Jack" Chevigny (1906–1945), Notre Dame football player (said, "that's one for the Gipper" in 1928 game) who was killed on Iwo Jima.
  • Ralph Waldo Christie (1893–1987), Navy admiral involved with torpedo and submarine operations before and during World War II
  • Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins (1911–1973), prominent Honolulu tattoo artist
  • Stanley Armour Dunham (1918–1992), grandfather of United States President Barack Obama
  • Frank F. Fasi (1920–2010), six term mayor of the City and County of Honolulu
  • Barney F. Hajiro (1916–2011), World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Henry Oliver "Hank" Hansen (1919–1945), original Iwo Jima flag raiser
  • William D. Hawkins (1914-1943), World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Jasper Holmes (1900–1986) US Naval Intelligence analyst
  • John J. Hyland (1912–1998), admiral and commander of the Pacific Fleet during Vietnam
  • Daniel Inouye (1924–2012), World War II Medal of Honor recipient, Hawaii's first post-statehood Representative (1959–1963) and longtime Senator (1963–2012)
  • Douglas Kennedy (1915–1973), actor
  • Young-Oak Kim (1919–2005), member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and first Asian-American to command a battalion in wartime
  • Spark Matsunaga (1916–1990), U.S. Senator from Hawaii, member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team
  • Martin O. May (1922–1945), World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Patsy Mink (1927–2002), U.S. Congresswoman from Hawaii and co-author of Title IX
  • Allan M. Ohata (1918–1977), World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Shoji "Ellison" Onizuka (1946–1986), first astronaut from Hawaii, killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
  • Herbert K. Pililaau (1928–1951), Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
  • Ernie Pyle (1900–1945), World War I veteran and Pulitzer Prize-winning World War II war correspondent
  • William F. Quinn (1919–2006), territorial governor (1957–1959) and first state governor of Hawaii (1959–1962)
  • Thomas Rienzi (1919-2010), Army Signal Corps lieutenant general and communications-electronics innovator
  • Charles L. Veach (1944–1995), USAF fighter pilot and NASA astronaut
  • Wah Kau Kong (1919-1944), First Chinese-American fighter pilot
  • Kaoru Moto (1917-1992), World War II Medal of Honor recipient
  • Joseph Sarnoski (1915-1943), World War II Medal of Honor recipient


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