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Halter, Charles L., Reverend

 Person

Reverend Charles L. Halter was born in Brooklyn, New York. During his youth, he persevered through health challenges and graduated from Grover Cleveland High School. He would go on to earn a Bachelor of Education from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and teach for two years at Mason High School in Mason, Ohio. In 1945 he began teaching English and Geography at 'Iolani School. He took a leave of absence from 1966 - 1968 to study for the ministry and earn a Master of Divinity. He was ordained a priest in 1970. He served as Vicar at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in Honolulu, Hawai'i from 1976 - 1986. He also worked in radio broadcasting providing statistics for interscholastic and college football and basketball. During his time at 'Iolani, Father Halter is most known for teaching 7-8th grade History and Geography, as well as coaching tennis, and 7-8th grade football, basketball, and baseball. After 46 years, he retired in June 1991. Father Halter died February 9, 1994. A scholarship fund in his name was established in December 1994; the award is granted to intermediate students of financial need who demonstrate discipline, compassion, outstanding academic effort in History, leadership, and who participate in athletics.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Scrapbook, 1945 - 1948

 Item — Box: CAC, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Photo album kept by Charlotte Allen, typing teacher. Iolani, Waikiki and other Hawaii scenes. Includes photos of Nuuanu cemetary, Iolani choir, typing class, Oahu Railway, and various beaches. Also includes images of theater/backstage as well as Aloha Week.
Dates: 1945 - 1948

Halter Reunion Scrapbook, 1945 - 1991, 1991

 Item — Carton: ASC, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, Father Halter Reunion, 1991. Photo reproductions of events from 1945-1991. Includes a letter from Charles Halter about the Reunion. Included in the album: a broshure from event; coaching record; photos from his time at Iolani; football, baseball and basketball team photos. Also includes pages from the event guest list. List includes alumni from the 1930s through the 1970s.Halter Reunion organizers: Milton Oshiro; Les Uyehara; Howard Tan; Jim Miyashiro; Carey Inouye; Pat Tanibe,...
Dates: Other: 1945 - 1991; 1991