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St Andrew’s Cathedral

St Andrew’s Cathedral in downtown Honolulu represents one of the finest examples of Gothic revival architecture existing in Hawaii. St Andrew’s Cathedral was established after the passing of Prince Albert. Princess Ka‘iulani was also baptized and Queen Lili‘uokalani was cared for while residing at Washington Place.

Washington Place

Washington Place was the home of Queen Liliuokalani in 1862. Queen Liliuokalani was the last Hawaiian Queen before she was deposed by the “provisional government.” For more than 160 years, Washington Place has remained at the center of social and political life in the Hawaiian Islands since 1922, and has served as official residence for …

New Years Ohana Festival at Moiliili Field

The 26th annual New Years Ohana Festival took place at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and the Moiliili Field. This event was the state’s largest festival celebrating Japanese New Year traditions. This fun-filled event featured a craft fair, food vendors, games, entertainments on two stages and cultural displays and demonstrations.

Eternal Flame Memorial

The Eternal Flame Memorial in downtown Honolulu honors Hawaii’s men and women who served in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Navy and Marines in major and minor conflicts.  It was designed by Akaji Bumpei and erected in 1974. Since its installation, its gas flame torch has been burning brightly and steadfast as a constant memorial.

Hawaii State Capitol Building

Hawaii’s State Capitol building houses the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, offices of state legislators, and the chambers of the state House and Senate. The Capitol was constructed at the direction of Governor John A. Burns and designed by the firms of Belt, Lemmon & Lo of Honolulu, John Carl Warnecke & Associates …

Thomas Square

Thomas Square in Honolulu is Hawaii’s first official public park, and it is the location where the Hawaiian Kingdom was handed back to King Kamehameha III from the British after five months of occupation. The park features a statue of King Kamehameha, an inscription of the state’s motto, “Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘āina …