BEN PE’A – Kalaupapa

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Ben Pea

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Mentions Kahaula and Elizabeth Kapeka.

9 Responses

  1. Ben Pe’a was my great grandfather. I wrote to him and visited him and he was an absolute blessing in my life!

    • Aloha Laura, my aunt married John Pe’a of Keaukaha; Mom’s sister. Are you aware of the Pe’a ohana in Hilo?

    • What where the name of Ben Pe’a 3 children and also his sister who adopted them?

  2. Is there any way I can get a copy of this? My name is Laura Storch, my dad was William Frank Storch KIA in vietnam 1967, his mom was my great grandpa’s daughter–Evelyn Manuel adopted by his sister Alice.

  3. MY UNCLE IS JOHN LONO PE’A FROM KEAUKAHA, MARRIED
    TO MY AUNT MARY MANUIA; WE VISITED KALAUPAPA IN LATE
    70S…MANUEL FROM MAUI?

  4. My I great grand uncle And grandma were adopted out of kalaupapa by my their auntie Alice Pe’a Manuel she married a Manuel on moloka’i. Ben Pe’a was my great grandpa and I knew him, he visited us on topside of Moloka’i and we visited him inkalaupapa. My auntie Alice Manuel did have kids.

  5. Hello all. My great great great grandfather was Ben Pe’a. I too am trying to trace the roots from Ben and Rose on down the family tree. I also understood as well that there are Pe’as in Hilo. I am originally from Kailua-Kona, now in California, any information would be extremely helpful. k_atkinson12@yahoo.com

  6. Aloha all. I too am a descendant of Ben Pe’a and known cousin to Laura Storch Tollefson above and also to Lehua Pe’a of Hawai’i Island (but it’s been a few years, Lehua may not remember). I hope to connect with more Pe’a relations. If interested, please send me private instant message via Facebook. Mahalo a hui hou me ke Aloha.

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