Hanama`ulu Town Celebration

2007 Calendar

Centennial (1906-2006)
2006 Celebration
All-Day Celebration
Talk Story 2006
2005 Celebration
Celebrating the Present: The Parade
Grand Marshals
Celebration Programs
Celebration Gifts
The Land
The Town
Remembering the Past
Kalepa Cemetery
The Chronology
Lihu`e Plantation
Bango At Hanama`ulu
The Camps at Hanama`ulu
Hanama`ulu's Hajime Morita
Hanama`ulu's Peter Rayno Sr.
Embracing the Future
Poetry and Song
Planning Committees

Hanama`ulu Town Calendar


A memento to cherish!

Featured are
Hanama`ulu landmarks
and the town's residents.

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Free copies are yours for the asking while copies last.
Eddie Sarita
P. O. Box 206
Hanamaulu, HI 96715
(Posted 5.24.2007; Updated 11.10.2007)

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ended in December 2006.

Those who attended the Christmas Party on December 15 availed themselves, their families, and their friends to the extra copies.

This page remains as a reminder of what was
and what may be again. (Posted 03.09.07)



Calendar Images Courtesy Of
Randy Aina, Vice-President
Edward Enterprises, Inc.
Honolulu, HI

Posted July 26, 2006
Updated Oct. 3, 2006

The 2007 Hanama`ulu Town Calendar


Front Cover: Aerial view of Hanama`ulu, Kalepa and the Kapule Highway bypass/ORLANDO VALDEZ (Photo is posted above.)

Back Cover: Hanama`ulu Beach through the ironwoods with Ahukini Pier in the background/ORLANDO VALDEZ

Inside Front Cover: The old Hanama`ulu Railroad Bridge over Hanama`ulu River. Built by Lihue Plantation Co. in 1925. Part of railroad system used by plantation locomotives to haul cane from the Hanama`ulu and Kealia sugar fields to Lihue Mill. Railroad system was teminated in 1956/SHARON CORPUZ

Inside Front Cover Inset: The concrete bridge under construction in 1925. The first bridge was a high
wooden trestle/KAUA`I MUSEUM

Inside Back Cover/Top Left:. Filipino workers dismantling and removing railroad tracks after Lihue Plantation switched to trucks to haul harvested sugar cane. Two men in photo from Hanama`ulu are Segundo Martinez (far left) and Loreto Ibanez (in center of photo with iron bar)/KAUA`I MUSEUM

Inside Back Cover/Top Right: Tractors used for pulling cane cars on portable tracks through fields during harvest time. Photo taken behind Hanama`ulu shop with Kalepa in background/KAUA`I MUSEUM

Inside Back Cover/Bottom Left: 1912 photo of Hanama`ulu Store, with hitching post for horses at left corner/KAUA`I MUSEUM

Inside Back Cover/Bottom Center: Pre-1900 photo of Hanama`ulu Mill from lower slopes of Kalepa Heights looking towards Ahukini, with Hanama`ulu Beach Road still unpaved/KAUA`I MUSEUM

Inside Back Cover/Bottom Right: An 1890s photo of a locomotive crossing the Hanama`ulu trestle over Hanama`ulu River, with a steamship at Ahukini Wharf in the background/KAUA`I MUSEUM

JANUARY: The Hanama`ulu concrete bridge over Hanama`ulu River today, with the Kapule Highway bypass in the background/ORLANDO VALDEZ

FEBRUARY: A circa 1954 photo of "Lei Lehua" and its crew while the diesel locomotive was parked on the railroad tracks at what is now the 13th fairway of Wailua Golf Course. The tracks ran from Lydgate Park to the old Marine Camp. Also in the picture with the locomotive crew and superisors were Lihue Plantation manager Keith B. Tester and Hanama`ulu Shop supervisor Antone Carvalho. Diesel locomotives, which had the capacity to pull at a time more than 100 cane cars loaded with cane, replaced the wood-burning locomotives.

MARCH: The John Koerte Sr. home on Kuhio Highway. Built by Lihue Plantation in the early 1900s and still in use today, the home is the oldest in Hanama`ulu/SHARON CORPUZ (Photo and month are posted above.)

APRIL: The Comilang Camp House in lower Punchbowl Camp, built circa 1895. Lorenzo Comilang (1901?-1998), father of Teofilo, Simfroso, and Teresa, lived in this house as long as he could. Punchbowl Camp was where the Portuguese workers lived, and the houses were demolished in 1995 to make way for Kalepa Village Housing/SHARON CORPUZ

(Posted 9.22.07. To be continued ...)

Related Article:

Chang, Lester. "Calendar captures town's roots."
The Garden Island. Monday, July 23, 2007. A1:2-4+.


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