A walking tour of Nuuanu

I took a walk with my friend Linda today. We were waiting for our kids who were at Sunday school and decided to make good use of our time. She wanted to show me a few sites in the Nu’uanu area where Temple Emanu-El of Honolulu is located. I had no idea what a treat it would be.

We walked down  Pali Hwy from Jack Lane towards the city. I’ve never walked that way before. I always go up. We ended up on Nuuanu Avenue. I felt like a total tourist, enjoying looking at the Asian Temples and local graveyards that line the road. I had to take pictures and share them here.

I thought they were all beautiful, but found the Oahu Cemetery quite special as I looked at grave markers that hold names from ancient and recent Hawaii history. I also enjoyed a brief visit to the small Jewish section in the back.

Thanks, Linda.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Jane
    Jun 15, 2012 @ 16:55:36

    Hi Linda!
    What a unique blog–Being Jewish in Hawaii! Sharing these specific experiences of the world is really what it’s all about, isn’t it?
    Anyway….. 🙂
    My name is Jane and I’m with Dwellable. I’ve been looking for blog posts to feature on our site and I came across your post 🙂
    If you’re interested, you can drop me a line at Jane (at) Dwellable (.com)


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