Hilo’s Lili‘uokalani Gardens celebrates century of beauty
By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi
Jan. 8, 2017
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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.