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Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Rainbow Mural

 
 
Rainbow Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 25, 2009
1. Rainbow Mural Marker
Inscription. This Rainbow Mural, tallest in the world, 286 feet high, 26 feet wide, comprises 8,046 pieces of hand-painted ceramic tile created for the Hilton Tower by Millard Sheets. Dedicated by Conrad N. Hilton and Fritz B. Burns. November 8, 1968.
 
Location. 21° 17.011′ N, 157° 50.28′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ala Moana Boulevard (Hawaii Route 92) and Kalia Road. Click for map. Marker is on the east side of the Rainbow Tower, located within the Hilton Hawaiian Hotel complex. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kālia Bay (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rainbow Tower & Hilton Lagoon (about 600 feet away); The Story of Kālia (about 800 feet away); Duke Kahanamoku (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaha ha ʻlo me nā Makani (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kuroda Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); K„lia Fishponds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort DeRussy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Honolulu.
 
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Rainbow Mural image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 25, 2009
2. Rainbow Mural
Looking up at the mural from the marker.
Rainbow Mural image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 25, 2009
3. Rainbow Mural
West side, or beach-side, of the Rainbow Tower.
Waikiki Beach image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 25, 2009
4. Waikiki Beach
Looking south along Waikiki beach toward Diamond Head crater (in the background), from the top floor of the Rainbow Tower.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,588 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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