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Message in a bottle

Archaeological surveys being done before Kakaako adds another layer of development have yielded intriguing signs of the area’s previous lives

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2013

~~<p>Before Kamehameha Schools can build a new high-rise Kakaako, it must dig into its past.</p>
<p>Archaeological surveys are required for redevelopment, and trenches dug in what&rsquo;s known as &ldquo;Block B&rdquo; off Keawe Street &mdash; where low-rise residential and ground floor commercial units are planned &mdash; have unearthed some interesting finds from life in 1800s Kakaako.</p>
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Before Kamehameha Schools can build a new high-rise Kakaako, it must dig into its past.

Archaeological surveys are required for redevelopment, and trenches dug in what’s known as “Block B” off Keawe Street — where low-rise residential and ground floor commercial units are planned — have unearthed some interesting finds from life in 1800s Kakaako. Login for more...



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