Theodore Pacheco: A Soldier’s Story


Theodore Pacheco was born 31 Aug 1899, Kilauea, Kauai. He was the third child of Joao Pacheco and Joana Goncalves Cardoza–a family nicknamed “The Reds” because of their red hair. He grew up in Kilauea, but left home sometime after his father’s death and his mother’s second marriage (1906-1910). When he was about 16, he […]


Carolina (Freitas) Pacheco’s Individual Summary

Carolina’s family was from Kilauea just like my Pacheco’s.  She married my grandfather’s cousin, Manoel Pacheco, in Kilauea in 1914.  A couple of years later they moved their family to King City.  I don’t know much about Carolina except that she was said to make the best pancakes.  I guess something like that sticks with […]


Joaquina Rosa (Raposo) Camara

Joaquina was my Great Great Uncle, Joao “John Cosma” Jacinto da Camara’s mother.  Joaquina was pregnant when they made the journey to Hawaii in 1882.  She gave birth to twins on board the ship.  Sadly, they died before the family made it to port in Honolulu. Name:    Joaquina Roza RAPOSO-430 Sex:    Female Father:    Francisco RAPOSO […]