Celebrating the Life of Charles Peʻapeʻa Makawalu Kekuewa Burrows

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We welcomed you on zoom to celebrate the life of Charles Peʻapeʻa Makawalu Kekuewa Burrows.

Saturday June 18, 2022

10 am, Hawai‘i time

In abundance of caution due to the high Covid numbers in Hawai‘i, we ask for your kōkua to honor Clara and the family’s wishes and join us on zoom only for the service.

Technology made it possible to invite you to join us virtually on zoom wherever you live on this beautiful planet.

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  • If you have registered for a zoom meeting before - you know what to do.

Not familiar with registering for a zoom meeting?

It only requires a few seconds, your name and an email address to register.

After you click on a big blue “register” button you are sent immediately to a page that gives you the log-in information and the zoom link you might be accustomed to.

You do not need to write down this information, because you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provided with all the zoom information including a big blue “join meeting” button for Saturday June 18th.

* Just in case (emails do get lost):

If on the morning of Saturday 18th you cannot locate the login information just come back to this webpage and click on the link above again. There is no harm in registering again. You will get the login to the service within a few seconds. (You may have to click on the “I am not a robot”, since zoom knows you had registered before.). Once you see a very long blue URL after the words “Please click this URL to join”. Click on the blue text and you will be joining us on zoom.

Schedule of Events June 18th

9:15 am - Please feel free join us any time after on zoom for a short talk story period.

9:30 am - Herb Lee’s Ho‘okupu Mele (gift of live music) leads into a slide show celebrating Doc Burrows at 9:50 until the start of the service at 10 am.

10:00 am - Service start at 10 am (HST)

In case all of this zoom talk makes your head spin, please visit the website zoom made easy.

In Memoriam

Charles Pe‘ape‘a Makawalu Kekuewa Burrows, 88, formerly of Kāneohe, passed away peacefully at home in Kansas surrounded by ‘ohana on April 30, 2022. Born in Honolulu to David Napihe and Harriet Pauole Burrows, his early years were spent hānai to grandparents in Kailua. Native Hawaiian values and experiences exploring nature nurtured his passion to “Aloha and Mālama the ‘Āina.”

A 1951 graduate of Kamehameha Schools, he served in U.S. Coast Guard, earned his EdD, and taught science in Oregon followed by 35 years at his alma mater. “Doc” conducted numerous field studies throughout the islands and sites elsewhere that instilled in students the awareness of environment and conservation needs with many pursuing careers in related fields. By connecting students to exciting and meaningful ‘real world’ activities, an administrator shared that Chuck expressed his scientific knowledge and skills through his commitment to the world around him.

He served on executive boards and started or participated in several organizations focused upon protecting and conserving Hawaii`s ecosystems. Through partnerships with government agencies, significant strides have been made, e.g., Kaho‘olawe, Kawai Nui Marsh, Ulupō Heiau. When recognized for all his volunteer services, he continually accepted the awards on behalf of all participants.

Survived by Clara Berard, loving wife of 66 years, 2 children-David (Shirley) Burrows (predeceased), Kathryn (Allen) Benjamin and 6 grandchildren-Alexander (Aurelia) always ready to join “Papa” in living his passion.

Memorial contributions may be made online to scholarships in his honor at Pauahi Foundation and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, Church of the Crossroads/PJSC ministry or one of your choice.