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Ward Warehouse’s demolition yields a trove of materials for reuse

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Much of the shopping center had been demolished as of Tuesday afternoon.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A pile of Douglas fir beams from razed sections of Ward Warehouse lies ready for Re-Use Hawaii workers to sort through and salvage.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Todd Apo, vice president of community development for Howard Hughes Corp., steps out of the shell of an old streetcar that was part of the decor at The Old Spaghetti Factory.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Quinn Vittum of Re-Use Hawaii shows off a salvaged stained-glass window at the company’s Kakaako warehouse.

Earlier this month Ward Warehouse started to come down, with the claw of a more than 25,000-pound excavator pulling apart the buildings put up 42 years ago using wooden beams. Read more

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