By KELSEY WALLING Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Sunday, February 11, 2024, 12:05 a.m.
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Photo courtesy of Trina Nikki Henry
UH-Hilo students Kanoa Lindiwe, left, and Nikki Henry pose for a photo after presenting the East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1 mapping project during the Pacific Rim Geospatial Conference in 2023.
This is a screenshot of the online map of East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. The digital map was created by UH-Hilo geography students. Each dot can be clicked, providing the name, section, row, plot number and the date of death of the person at that particular gravesite.
Photo by Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald
In this 2021 file photo, Steven Angay cleans off a headstone with other members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hilo Post 3875 at the East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1.
Visitors to East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1 will have an easier time locating the headstones of loved ones thanks to a new digital map created by University of Hawaii at Hilo students.