Tag: Honolulu

Chinese New Year Pole Jumping at Ala Moana Center

2019 is the “Year of the Dog” and Ala Moana Center in Honolulu featured performances from Chinese Lion Dance Assocation, Chinese Physical Culture Association, Hawaii Lion Dance Association, Gee Yung Martial Arts, Koko Head Martial Arts Academy, Lung Kong Physical Culture Association, and the Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association

The Hawaiian Electric Company Building

The Hawaiian Electric Company building is a building located in the Hawaii Capital Historic District and has stood on the corner of King Street, Richards Street, and Merchant Street since 1927. This attractive structure, designed by York and Sawyer, the same New York architects who designed the U.S. Post Office building across Richards Street from it. …

Tulsi Gabbard Announces Presidential Run

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii announced her candidacy for President of the United States earlier today in Honolulu. Speaking to a crowd of her supporters and media at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Gabbard took aim at America’s foreign policy establishment in her campaign announcement Saturday, blaming politicians in “ivory towers” for U.S. involvement in costly armed …

The Royal Brewery Building

The Royal Brewery building on Queen Street is a landmark in the downtown area. It features a distinctive decorative facade and is the oldest remaining structure associated with brewing in the state of Hawaii. It was constructed from materials shipped in from San Francisco and New York in 1899-1900, and was the original home of …

Joseph Podmore Building in Honolulu

The Joseph W. Podmore Building is a historic building located in downtown Honolulu built with locally quarried lava stone. Built in 1902, this Romanesque-style, two story is named after an English sailor who did business in Honolulu during the early 1900’s. He built it to rent out for retail and office use, initially to a tailor …

Royal Hawaiian Band at Iolani Palace

The Royal Hawaiian Band was founded in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, and is the only band in the United States with a royal legacy. The band’s mission is to promote and foster music, both current and historic, to preserve the Hawaiian musical culture, inspire young musicians and ultimately enrich the lives of the people …

Iolani Barracks

The Iolani Barracks was built in 1871 to house the Royal Guards and household troops. Built partially from salvaged coral blocks and blocks cut with prison labor, the Iolani Barracks structure contains an open courtyard surrounded by rooms once used by the guards as a mess hall, kitchen, dispensary, berth room, and lockup. Iolani Barracks …

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