City Council names Ramos a ‘Living Treasure’

[Story and photo by Mike Foley: Originally published in KALEO, February 26, 1998]

Angel Ramos (right) and daughterAt the January 28 meeting of the City Council, Councilmember Steve Holmes presented a Council Certificate of Appreciation to Kahuku resident Angel Ramos, honoring him as “A Living Treasure.” [Ramos is pictured at right with his daughter, Carol Bowden]

Ramos is well known on the North Shore and all around O’ahu for his wealth of knowledge on Hawaii Filipino plantation life, displays of photographs of life in Kahuku, and all around good humor.

The text of this certificate captures much of the charm of this man and is presented below in its entirety:

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