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Hilton Hawaiian Village to unveil restored mosaic

By Allison Schaefers

~~<p>Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort will celebrate the lengthy, $4.25 million restoration of its iconic two-part rainbow mosaic Monday with an invitation-only blessing and dedication.</p>
<p>The celebration comes just two weeks after The Taubman Co. LLC, redeveloper of the International Market Place, started taking down the colorful three-story tile mosaic on the Mira&shy;mar at Wai&shy;kiki Hotel. The Miramar mosaic depicted the Bodhi&shy;sattva Guan&shy;&shy;yin, or Quan&shy;&shy;ying. There was no reprieve for the Miramar mosaic because the artwork did not fit into redevelopment plans, the company said.</p>
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Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort will celebrate the lengthy, $4.25 million restoration of its iconic two-part rainbow mosaic Monday with an invitation-only blessing and dedication.

The celebration comes just two weeks after The Taubman Co. LLC, redeveloper of the International Market Place, started taking down the colorful three-story tile mosaic on the Mira­mar at Wai­kiki Hotel. The Miramar mosaic depicted the Bodhi­sattva Guan­­yin, or Quan­­ying. There was no reprieve for the Miramar mosaic because the artwork did not fit into redevelopment plans, the company said. Login for more...



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