Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Aloha to Jane on the Honolulu Historical Trail

On Wednesday, I lead the Scouts along the Honolulu Historic Trail.  Above is a commuter who takes pride in Hawaii!

David introduced Jane to King Kamehameha I.
The first statue was lost at sea, but later recovered 

and placed on the the Big Island.
A third was cast for the National Statuary Hall.
Jane admired the replica Liberty Bell.
The original was cast in London!
Jane posed in front of the mini Shinto,
honoring the 100th anniversary of the
Japanese migration to Hawaii.

Inside Honolulu Hale (City Hall),
Jane admired another bell from
the USS Honolulu.

Jane found the sacred stones called
Paepae Kapu O Liloa.
Jane with Queen Lili'uokalani -
the last monarch of Hawaii.

The Aloha Tower gave us an excellent
view of Sand Island, home of the
US Coast Guard.

Jane found a series of
bronze statues ... 

... learning hula ... 

... and listening for chants!

Do you have a favorite statue in your local area?  One randomly selected commenter from this week's blogs wins a book choice from my convention stash.  This giveaway is open to all readers. Comments are open through Saturday, June 23, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winner on Sunday, June 24.


Kim in Hawaii 

Jane called The Cab
for a ride home.


  1. I would say my favorite around here is the Statue of Liberty.

  2. We do not have too many statues around here but there is one in our capital that is rather impressive.

  3. No... not too many statues around where I live. But I do like the Statue of Liberty. :) Not crazy about the ride to get there though....

  4. There are some statutes of the people who were instrumental in starting up and preserving Balboa Park here in San Diego. It's a beautiful place to spend some time, so I'm grateful to them for founding the park many decades ago.

  5. There are statues inside Caesars Palace Forum shops that come to life once an hour and talk. They are so cool.

  6. One of the Mayors of Pittsburgh was really well liked and there is a wonderful statue of him - Richard S. Caliguiri 1977–1988.

  7. a monutement to nancy ward on the trail of tears

  8. I don't have a favorite statue.

  9. Chicago's Picasso along with all the Cows they had on display a few years ago.

  10. We have a statue of Abraham Lincoln and one of Roberto Clemente.

  11. We've don t have ones here great pics