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Volunteers spruce up Honolulu’s Chinatown

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hundreds of volunteers picked up trash, painted and tidied up Chinatown streets on Saturday. Lily Van painted the trim on a storefront along Nuuanu Avenue.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hundreds of volunteers picked up trash, painted and tidied up Chinatown streets on Saturday. Lily Van painted the trim on a storefront along Nuuanu Avenue.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Lena Wong, left, and Kaylyn Ige, of HomeStreet Bank, picked up rubbish Saturday along Hotel Street.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Lena Wong, left, and Kaylyn Ige, of HomeStreet Bank, picked up rubbish Saturday along Hotel Street.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “One of our major initiatives is to make this stretch of Chinatown more hospitable and more enjoyable to encourage local folks to come down,” said Gregory Dunn, President and CEO of Hawaii Theatre Center.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “One of our major initiatives is to make this stretch of Chinatown more hospitable and more enjoyable to encourage local folks to come down,” said Gregory Dunn, President and CEO of Hawaii Theatre Center.

An estimated 250 people picked up trash or helped repaint some buildings in Chinatown during a community cleanup day Saturday. Read more

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