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Hi Ka'iulani,

I was doing a google search for some information on my great-great grandparents ( William and Ekekele Brede) and your post came up!


I am descended from Marie Marae Hakaleleponi Brede:  Marie married Samuel Kenneth Bishop.  Their son, Kenneth Francis Bishop, was my grandad and his daughter, Lynda Leilani Bishop, is my mother. 


I will be visiting my family in a week and will have access to my mom's family photos.  I will post pictures of  Marie Brede and my grandad, Kenneth,  as soon as I get them.


Take care,


Julia Babcock



I had a question - I see that you are descended from Marie's brother, Charles...was he your great grandfather?  When I was younger my grandad's cousin, Emma Kinolau, used to come visit us in California every couple of years.  Her children, David and Kamaile would also come with her.  I'm not sure who Aunt Emma's mother and father were.  I know she and David died quite awhile ago.  I haven't seen or spoken to Kamaile in many years.   


My great-grandmother's sister (I believe) visited once.  We called her Aunt Denny, so I'm not sure if she was Dora Brede?  I will have to ask my mom....I do remember Grandma Marie was crying tears of joy and it was the first time I ever saw anyone cry from being happy and not sad!


I am married and have two sons, Michael and Luke.  Michael is a junior in college and our youngest, Luke, just left the nest to start his freshman year at college. :(  I will post a family picture as soon as I can. 


Can't wait to hear from you!!!


Take care,


Julia Babcock







My grandmother is a Brede and my mother is Emma Kinolau. I would like to meet you. I'm in the phone book. Aloha, Emmarose Fredericks

Charles A Bride Aloha! Been reading post would like to join in.. Charles A Bride is my great grand father, who's daughter Helen E. breed my grandmother. Who was married to Gabriel Juarez and had 4 children, Gabriel Jr, Carmen E., Charles and Irene. Also Charles A Bride's father is William Bride married to Sarah maiden name was Loloku. Please respond. Thank you

sorry for mispell on last name darn name

Spelling correction:

George Helemauna Karratti



From Left to Right top row:  Paul Centennial Brede, Emma Brede,  Charles Brede,  Helen Brede, Bill Brede

From Left to Right bottom row:  Marie Brede,  Ekekela Brede, William Brede, Dora Brede

Charles brede is Mt great grandfather who'  daughter is my grand mother Helen E. Bride, my father Charles Juarez, who resembles his grandfather and I resemble Dora. My photo you can compare. Would love to here from anyone.

Check your email. Maoliworld had 3 addresses for me to respond to several of your requests.

Aloha, cousin Emmarose

Auwe! Have some aloha, you know what my Uncle Alexander Karratti use to say, "Nobility we have plenty; but money, we have none!" 

William Andrew Brede



Ekekela Brede ^


Left to Right Top: Eugene Bishop, Harry Bishop, Kenneth Bishop (my grandad)

Left to Right Bottom:  Marie Brede Bishop and Samuel Kenneth Bishop




Marie Brede Bishop and Samuel Kenneth Bishop on their 50th wedding anniversary. ^



My grandad (son of Marie Brede Bishop and Samuel Kenneth Bishop) when he was two years old (1921) in Hawaii.



Marie Brede Bishop (my great grandma) on her wedding day.

Hi Ka'iulani,

Thanks same to you and your beautiful family! 


I had heard that William Brede worked as some type of engineer at a sugar plantation/factory.  While doing searches on I came across some patent applications that William Brede applied for. ( By the way, someone has started a family tree on the ancestry website for William and Ekekela Brede.)


I'm very interested in Ekekela's history as I know nothing about her. I had never heard the name of Keawehano before...I will do some searches to see what comes up.  If you have anymore info on Ekekela I would love to hear about it.


Since I was a child, I had always heard that my great grandma Marie Brede was one of the first telephone operators in Hawaii.  I came across an interview of her in one of the Hawaiian newspapers , apparently the telephone operators had gone on strike.  I will try to find the article again and post a link to the article.


Also, in one of my earlier posts I mentioned an Aunt Denny who came to visit us in California many years ago.  After talking to my mom, it turns out Aunt Denny was my Grandma Marie's niece and not her sister as I thought.


It was wonderful to hear from you...I will post any new info I can find and you do the same, ok!


Take care,

Julia Babcock 


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