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Streets’ labels influenced by efforts to redirect growth

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 28, 2013

~~<p><strong>Question</strong>: Why are King, Hotel, Beretania, etc., streets that run basically east-west, called North and South starting from Nuu&shy;anu Avenue?</p>
<p><strong>Answer</strong>: We received a similar question several years ago regarding why Pali and Likelike highways are labeled North-South but the H-3 freeway is designated East-West; and why Kamehameha Highway, between Pali Highway and Mokulele Drive, is designated North-South.</p>
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Question: Why are King, Hotel, Beretania, etc., streets that run basically east-west, called North and South starting from Nuu­anu Avenue?

Answer: We received a similar question several years ago regarding why Pali and Likelike highways are labeled North-South but the H-3 freeway is designated East-West; and why Kamehameha Highway, between Pali Highway and Mokulele Drive, is designated North-South. Login for more...



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