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Caldwell Press conference

Maintenance of Parks In Honolulu

by Kitty Jellinek
“They are our communities front yards and we should treat them as such. Therefore, we are proposing $65 million for operation and maintenance of our parks,” Mayor Caldwell said. Mayor Caldwell’s full transcript: Good morning folks and ALOHA! Thanks for joining me here this morning. I’m so proud to present my State of the City address at the McCoy Pavilion. We decided to hold it here for several reasons. Like every one of you, I have many great memories of coming to Ala Moana Beach to surf and stand-up paddle, and to have picnics with my sister Candy, who is […]
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Community Neighborhoods of Honolulu

by Kitty Jellinek
The Capitol District is the eastern part of the Downtown Community Of Honolulu. It is the current and historic center of Hawaii’s state government, incorporating the Hawaii State Capitol, ʻIolani Palace, Honolulu Hale (City Hall), State Library, and the statue of King Kamehameha I, along with numerous government buildings. Iolani Palace   The Arts District Honolulu Situated in downtown/Chinatown is on the eastern edge of Chinatown. It is a 12-block area bounded by Bethel & Smith Streets and Nimitz Highway and Beretania Street – home to numerous arts and cultural institutions. It is located within the Chinatown Historic District, which […]

About Honolulu Hawaii

by Kitty Jellinek
  Aloha! Is the famous greeting at the Honolulu airport – not just the conspicuous sign but from beautiful young maidens who adorn you with floral leis as they flounce their grass skirts and shower you with flirtatious smiles. Or at least that was the custom when travelling to the USA from Australia in the 1980’s. Honolulu was the customs check before entering the USA. Honolulu  is the state capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu. Hawaii is a major tourist destination and Honolulu, […]
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Hawaii Wildlife Preservation

by Kitty Jellinek
Hawaii Wildlife Center Linda Elliott Leads the Way. Laysan ducks are carefully transported by the Laysan duck translocation team including the USCG (this time on foot) to the Laysan ducks’ new home on Kure Atoll State Wildlife Sanctuary within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. September 2014 Photo by: DLNR/Kure Atoll Volunteer Nicole (Hoku) Johnson. Hawaii Wildlife Center helping injured native birds fly Recording Health of Laysan Ducks USGS biologist, Michelle Reynolds (right) weighs a duck while USFWS bioloigst, Meg Duhr-Schultz prepares to record its weight in the banding log during the Laysan duck translocation from Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge to […]