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Hilo’s Lili‘uokalani Gardens celebrates century of beauty

  • VALERIE A. VICTORINE

    A torii gate on the west side of Lili‘uokalani Gardens frames a view of Mauna Kea in this photo, the image for December in the Friends of Lili‘uokalani Gardens’ 2017 photo-contest calendar, which will be available Saturday at Banyan Gallery during the Banyan Drive Art Stroll.

  • U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

    The stamp above will be released this year by the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the gardens’ centennial. Chicago artist Dan Cosgrove created the stamp illustration based on a photo by Keaau resident Bill Eger.

  • HAWAII ISLAND VISITORS BUREAU / KIRK LEE AEDER

    The park’s eastern torii gate stands near a monkeypod tree.

That after due and careful consideration we find that the object of the bill is to provide a park in the suburbs of the City of Hilo where can be constructed gardens surrounding silvery lakes and about rock-bound inlets of the sea … on the order of Japanese landscape gardening that will add greatly to the beauty of this approach to the city.” Read more

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