Hilo in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Waiakea Social Settlement Clock
Mrs Martha E.R. Wakefield, principal of Waiakea Elementary School, which adjoined the Settlement building, donated this in memory of her sister, Mrs C.E Richardson, in 1939. Today it serves as a symbol of the strength, courage and resilience of the residents of Waiakea, also known as Yashijima.
Erected 1995 by Hawaii Tribune Hearld, Waiakea Pirates Athletic Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1960.
Location. 19° 43.374′ N, 155° 4.056′ W. Marker is in Hilo, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Kamehameha Avenue near Lihiwai Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1568 Kamehameha Avenune, Hilo HI 96720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this Waiakea Town (Yashijima) (a few steps from this marker); Hilo Bay: In the days of Kamehameha (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kamehameha at Hilo Bay (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mo'oheau Park and Bandstand (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hilo Town Plantation Bell Tower (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Spiritual Power of Stones (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lyman House Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Onomea Bay (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hilo.
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