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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Craig Hirai, left, executive director of the state Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp., and Mayor Kirk Caldwell removed the maile lei at the entrance of the Frank and Mary Duarte Building on Tuesday as Tony Duarte, right, nephew of the Duartes, entered as its first guest during a ceremony at the Hale Mohalu site in Pearl City.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Wally Inglis, board president of the Coalition for Specialized Housing, displayed a photograph of Mary Duarte participating in a protest against the eviction of Hansen’s disease patients from Hale Mohalu.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM The Rev. David Gierlach of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church performed a blessing during Tuesday’s groundbreaking and dedication ceremony.