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Friendship Garden thrives under pair's faithful stewardship

By Robert M. Fox and David Cheever
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 02, 2014

~~<p>It is hard to believe there is a gem of a 10-acre park above Kaneohe Bay that is owned by neither the government nor a corporation. Instead, it is mostly the vision of two individuals who over time have preserved this mini ahupuaa for enjoyment of the public.</p>
<p>Jack Gillmar, a retired teacher at La Pietra, and his wife, Janet, a licensed landscape architect, have been the stewards of what is called Friendship Garden for many years.</p>
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It is hard to believe there is a gem of a 10-acre park above Kaneohe Bay that is owned by neither the government nor a corporation. Instead, it is mostly the vision of two individuals who over time have preserved this mini ahupuaa for enjoyment of the public.

Jack Gillmar, a retired teacher at La Pietra, and his wife, Janet, a licensed landscape architect, have been the stewards of what is called Friendship Garden for many years. Login for more...



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