Waikiki

Waikiki Waikiki literally spouting water is the name of what was once a lush wetland area where three mountain streams met the Pacific Ocean Under the care of Native Hawaiians it was a place of rich susta

  • Title: Waikiki
  • Author: Kai White Jim Kraus
  • ISBN: 9780738548807
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • Waikiki, literally spouting water, is the name of what was once a lush wetland area where three mountain streams met the Pacific Ocean Under the care of Native Hawaiians, it was a place of rich, sustainable agriculture and aquaculture With changes brought by Western settlement, Waikiki was transformed into one of the most popular beachfront tourist destinations in theWaikiki, literally spouting water, is the name of what was once a lush wetland area where three mountain streams met the Pacific Ocean Under the care of Native Hawaiians, it was a place of rich, sustainable agriculture and aquaculture With changes brought by Western settlement, Waikiki was transformed into one of the most popular beachfront tourist destinations in the world With a topography featuring Diamond Head, the pristine Pacific Ocean, and the expansive Kapi olani Park, recreation has often reigned in Waikiki However, it was once a place of small neighborhoods, familyowned shops, restaurants, and lei stands As locals met foreigners, Waikiki s landscape changed from rural to urban Today an estimated 65,000 tourists visit Waikiki each day A big city or small town, Waikiki is many things to many people.

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    1. Well researched pictorial history of Waikiki Beach on O'ahu. With hundreds of archival photographs collected from dozens of sources, this book gives a wonderful perspective on the growth of what may now be a tourist hotspot, but is also a small strip of land rich in history.

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