Work Progressing

Progress report of Aug. 4, 2008.

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We hope to use this site to keep you abreast of progress on ka hale pili in Hawaiian Hall at Bishop Museum

20 Mei 2008

Students from the Farrington High School Hawaiian Studies Program descended on the hale pili under construction in the Bishop Museum’s Hawaiian Hall on May 20. Under the guidance of kumu Pomaika’i Kaniaupio-Crozier, some of the students helped with evenly spreading the pohaku foundation while others worked at fastening wall supports upon which the pili will be fastened. Reconstruction of the ancient hale pili is expected to be finished by the end of June. Hawaiian Hall is expected to reopen to the public in 2009, after years of renovations. Click here for a larger view. Photo: Blaine Fergerstrom

Here is a gallery of March 12, 2008 photos.

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Here is a gallery of May 20, 2008 photos.

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Hale Pili Preparations

I stumbled upon preparations for rebuilding hale pili at Bishop Museum and snapped a few pix.

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