‘The Hanapepe Massacre Mystery’

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    Stephanie Castillo

  • Stephanie Castillo / Special to The Garden Island

    The Filipino cemetery in Hanapepe will be the site of a search Saturday for a mass grave believed to include victims of the Hanapepe Massacre.

  • Stephanie Castillo / Special to The Garden Island

    The large stone may be a marker for an unmarked, mass grave of the 16 Filipino strikers killed during the Hanapepe Massacre.

LIHUE — A new documentary by Kauai native, former journalist and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo will launch Saturday with a video shoot of researchers searching for the Hanapepe site where 16 Filipino sugarcane workers were believed to have been buried in an unmarked grave in 1924.

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