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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Papaikou in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Remembrance Bell

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 2, 2017
1. Remembrance Bell Marker
Inscription.  
In 1977 Dan and Paulin Lutkenhouse purchased this land to create a botanical garden for the education and enjoyment of the public. This bell was hanging in the steeple of an old church that was the Garden's first visitor center. In 1988 the church was destroyed by fire. This bell is a remembrance of the Garden's beginning.

 
Erected by Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1977.
 
Location. 19° 48.632′ N, 155° 5.762′ W. Marker is near Papaikou, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker can be reached from Old Mamalahoa Highway near Old Onomea Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27-717 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Papaikou HI 96781, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "KU" - Hawaiian God (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Legend of Twin Rocks (approx. ¼ mile away);
Remembrance Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 2, 2017
2. Remembrance Bell Marker
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Onomea Bay (approx. ¼ mile away); The Spiritual Power of Stones (approx. 6 miles away); Mo'oheau Park and Bandstand (approx. 6 miles away); Hilo Town Plantation Bell Tower (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lyman House Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Kamehameha at Hilo Bay (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Papaikou.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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