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Rearview Mirror: Exploring street names and the stories behind them

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / SEPT. 16
                                Above, friends enjoy a view of Wilhemina Rise and lunch at Puu o Kaimuki Mini Park near the Kaimuki Fire Station.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / SEPT. 16

    Above, friends enjoy a view of Wilhemina Rise and lunch at Puu o Kaimuki Mini Park near the Kaimuki Fire Station.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / SEPT. 16
                                Above, Wilhelmina Rise was first called Palolo Hill when it opened in 1904.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / SEPT. 16

    Above, Wilhelmina Rise was first called Palolo Hill when it opened in 1904.

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                                Jack Samuel Kalakiela

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    Jack Samuel Kalakiela

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                                Jack Lane in Nuuanu was named for Jack Samuel Kalakiela, who was a policeman.

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    Jack Lane in Nuuanu was named for Jack Samuel Kalakiela, who was a policeman.

Jed Gaines, founder of Read Aloud America, recently suggested I write about streets and how they got their names. Who was Keeaumoku Street named for, he wanted to know. Read more

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