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‘The fountain had to go’

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    At left, William Rodrigues Jr., grounds maintenance supervisor for the city Parks Department, worked on a new garden in 1990 for what was then called Chinatown Gateway Park.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The water feature at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park posed a health hazard to the community, a parks department spokes­man said.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Officials said the water feature at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park hid the statue of the park’s namesake.
  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    A statue of Sun Yat-Sen overlooks the Hono­lulu park now without a pond that residents said was used as a toilet and laundry by the homeless.

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