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Rearview Mirror: Chinatown exhibit and arches to celebrate Chinese culture

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2021
                                Traditional-style gateway arches are planned to mark Chinatown. The effort is spearheaded by local businessman Eddie Flores, who was approached for the project by former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Above, an existing sign at the entrance to Chinatown.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2021

Traditional-style gateway arches are planned to mark Chinatown. The effort is spearheaded by local businessman Eddie Flores, who was approached for the project by former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Above, an existing sign at the entrance to Chinatown.

<strong>K.J. Luke:</strong>
                                <em>He founded Hawaii National Bank in 1960 </em>
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K.J. Luke:

He founded Hawaii National Bank in 1960

<strong>Chinn Ho</strong>
                                <em>He was the first Asian American director of a Big Five firm, Theo. H. Davies </em>
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Chinn Ho

He was the first Asian American director of a Big Five firm, Theo. H. Davies

<strong>Chun Quon:</strong>
                                <em>His businesses included ranching, food wholesaling, logging and furniture manufacturing </em>
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Chun Quon:

His businesses included ranching, food wholesaling, logging and furniture manufacturing

<strong>Hiram Fong:</strong>
                                <em>He was the first Asian American U.S. senator </em>
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Hiram Fong:

He was the first Asian American U.S. senator

<strong>Sau Ung Loo Chan:</strong>
                                <em>In 1943 she became the first female lawyer of Asian ancestry in Hawaii </em>
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Sau Ung Loo Chan:

In 1943 she became the first female lawyer of Asian ancestry in Hawaii

<strong>Tai Heong Kong Li:</strong>
                                <em>In 1896 she became the first woman to practice Western medicine in Hawaii </em>
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Tai Heong Kong Li:

In 1896 she became the first woman to practice Western medicine in Hawaii

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2021
                                Traditional-style gateway arches are planned to mark Chinatown. The effort is spearheaded by local businessman Eddie Flores, who was approached for the project by former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Above, an existing sign at the entrance to Chinatown.
<strong>K.J. Luke:</strong>
                                <em>He founded Hawaii National Bank in 1960 </em>
<strong>Chinn Ho</strong>
                                <em>He was the first Asian American director of a Big Five firm, Theo. H. Davies </em>
<strong>Chun Quon:</strong>
                                <em>His businesses included ranching, food wholesaling, logging and furniture manufacturing </em>
<strong>Hiram Fong:</strong>
                                <em>He was the first Asian American U.S. senator </em>
<strong>Sau Ung Loo Chan:</strong>
                                <em>In 1943 she became the first female lawyer of Asian ancestry in Hawaii </em>
<strong>Tai Heong Kong Li:</strong>
                                <em>In 1896 she became the first woman to practice Western medicine in Hawaii </em>