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Community support revitalizes Chinatown after blackouts

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                                Raye Medeiros, left, who visited Hank’s — his cousin’s bar — talked with Council member Tyler Dos Santos-­Tam, who led a tour of downtown and Chinatown with Downtown/­Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Raye Medeiros, left, who visited Hank’s — his cousin’s bar — talked with Council member Tyler Dos Santos-­Tam, who led a tour of downtown and Chinatown with Downtown/­Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho.

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                                Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho led a walking tour Saturday around downtown and Chinatown hoping to generate interest in local businesses after back-to-back power outages.
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Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho led a walking tour Saturday around downtown and Chinatown hoping to generate interest in local businesses after back-to-back power outages.

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                                Fete restaurant co-owner Chuck Bussler, center, greeted a customer Saturday.
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Fete restaurant co-owner Chuck Bussler, center, greeted a customer Saturday.

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                                Kumu Kahua Theatre board member Jason Kanda spoke to a tour Saturday about the history of the theater.
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Kumu Kahua Theatre board member Jason Kanda spoke to a tour Saturday about the history of the theater.

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                                Hawaii Theatre and First Hawaiian Bank hosted “Malama Chinatown: A Community Revitalization Event” Saturday at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Park. The live music and entertainment fest included a performance by Asher, top, and Shotaro from the local group Crossing Rain.
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Hawaii Theatre and First Hawaiian Bank hosted “Malama Chinatown: A Community Revitalization Event” Saturday at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Park. The live music and entertainment fest included a performance by Asher, top, and Shotaro from the local group Crossing Rain.

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                                Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam, right, and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho spoke about Saturday’s tour.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam, right, and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho spoke about Saturday’s tour.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Raye Medeiros, left, who visited Hank’s — his cousin’s bar — talked with Council member Tyler Dos Santos-­Tam, who led a tour of downtown and Chinatown with Downtown/­Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho led a walking tour Saturday around downtown and Chinatown hoping to generate interest in local businesses after back-to-back power outages.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Fete restaurant co-owner Chuck Bussler, center, greeted a customer Saturday.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kumu Kahua Theatre board member Jason Kanda spoke to a tour Saturday about the history of the theater.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii Theatre and First Hawaiian Bank hosted “Malama Chinatown: A Community Revitalization Event” Saturday at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Park. The live music and entertainment fest included a performance by Asher, top, and Shotaro from the local group Crossing Rain.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Council member Tyler Dos Santos-Tam, right, and Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board Chair Ernest Caravalho spoke about Saturday’s tour.