Ala Moana, Honolulu 1980

Childs, Iraphne R. (1980) Ala Moana, Honolulu 1980. [Image]

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The Ala Wai Canal at the western entrance to Waikiki was constructed in 1922. Prior to the completion of the canal, the southeastern coast of Oahu was a swampland of fish and duck ponds. While Waikiki has very little rainfall (around 10'' per year,) the canal drains up to 150 inches of annual rainwater that falls in the mountains to the north-east of Waikiki. This image shows Ala Moana Beach, Ala Moana boat harbour, Ala Wai canal and the western end of Waikiki.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: beaches; harbours; tourism industry
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or Town
United States of AmericaHawaiiHonolulu
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