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Kawamoto steps up work at Kahala site

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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Ten pagoda statues like these appear to be rising from the rubble on a 2-acre property being turned into a Japanese tea garden by billionaire Genshiro Kawamoto.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Kahala real estate mogul Genshiro Kawamoto has erected more than a dozen large pieces of statuary on what was formerly the Hemmeter estate at Kainapau Place and Kahala Avenue.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Kahala real estate mogul Genshiro Kawamoto has erected more than a dozen large pieces of statuary on what was formerly the Hemmeter estate at Kainapau Place and Kahala Avenue.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Kahala real estate mogul Genshiro Kawamoto has erected more than a dozen large pieces of statuary on what was formerly the Hemmeter estate at Kainapau Place and Kahala Avenue.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
This empty fountain used to be part of the home built by resort developer Chris Hemmeter. Kawamoto, who now owns the property, tore down the home and is developing the garden on the site.