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Solid workmanship secured palace fence for nearly a century

  • HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES / 1890
    Above, the original wall that surrounded the Iolani Palace grounds was 8 feet high. It was later lowered to 42 inches so a fence could be placed atop it
  • HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES / 1890
    When workers took apart the palace’s fence in 1983 to clean and repaint it, they were surprised to find not a single weld held it together. Posts and screws kept each section snugly in place for almost 100 years.

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