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New Royal Hawaiian Groin is first of several planned for Waikiki

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                                The new, rubble-reinforced Royal Hawaiian Groin in Waikiki covers part of the original groin.

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    The new, rubble-reinforced Royal Hawaiian Groin in Waikiki covers part of the original groin.

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                                Warnings signs in Japanese and English were installed on Aug. 13 at the restored groin.

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    Warnings signs in Japanese and English were installed on Aug. 13 at the restored groin.

The construction of a Royal Hawaiian Groin, billed as new but encapsulating the still-intact spine of its 93-year-old predecessor on Waikiki Beach fronting the eponymous pink hotel, is pau, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced in a press release last week. Read more

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