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

Pali Road

 
 
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By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
1. Pali Road Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1897 and opened for the public traffic in 1898. The road has an average grade of eight percent and is 8800 feet long. The original survey was made by John H. Wilson under supervision of William E. Rowell Superintendent of Public Works, W.W. Bruner Highway Engineer both of the Republic of Hawaii. Completion of the job was due to the vision and ability of John H. Wilson and Louis M. Whitehouse. They did the work under contractor for the Republic of Hawaii. This tablet commemorates the Fiftieth Anniversary and is erected by the City and County of Honolulu January Twentieth, 1948.
Roy E. King Sculptor
 
Erected by State of Hawai’i/Department of Land and Natural Resources/Division of State Parks.
 
Location. 21° 22.028′ N, 157° 47.595′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Nuuanu Pali Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at Nu’uanu Pali State Wayside Park off Pali Highway 61. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Nu’uanu – Uniting the Islands (a few steps from this marker); National Soaring Museum
Pali Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
2. Pali Road Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pali Road – From Trail to Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); The Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (approx. 5.1 miles away); Father Damien (approx. 5.8 miles away); Iolani Palace (approx. 5.9 miles away); First Hawaiian Printing (approx. 6 miles away); Kawaiaha'o Landmark (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Pali Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
3. Pali Road Marker
Pali Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
4. Pali Road Marker
Pali Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
5. Pali Road Marker
Pali Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 17, 2014
6. Pali Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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