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FL MORRIS / FMORRIS@STARADVERTISER.COM Actress Hanna Gaffney, portraying The Outdoor Circle founder Cherilla Lowrey, shoveled dirt onto a palm tree planted at the Lowrey family plot in Oahu Cemetery during a ceremony last month honoring Lowrey.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Thanks to The Outdoor Circle's efforts to get the Exceptional Tree Act passed in 1975, the baobab tree at the Queen's Medical Center is now protected.
FL MORRIS / FMORRIS@STARADVERTISER.COM Outdoor Circle founder Cherilla Lowrey and two friends from Honolulu were so inspired by the beauty of the garden of Versailles, France, during a trip in 1911 that they decided to start a beautification group at home a year later. Actress Hanna Gaffney stands at Lowrey's grave.
COURTESY THE OUTDOOR CIRCLE In 1937 several members of The Outdoor Circle pitched in to plant banyan trees along the Ala Wai Canal.