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By Laura Ruby,Ross W. Stephenson

stroll down Mamane road, the guts of Honokaa city, and step again into the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth century. Honokaa�s single-wall, wood plantation-era constructions are as a lot a logo of Hawaii to local community as Diamond Head is to travelers. the economic constructions have their emblematic fake fronts and totan (corrugated iron) cladding. They contained, and nonetheless comprise, mom-and-pop companies that have been based upon own relationships, required the exertions of entire households, and supplied for the schooling of the subsequent iteration. The small measurement of the city inspired cross-pollination of peoples. Sugar staff, paniolos (cowboys), espresso farmers, and homesteaders all got here to Honokaa.

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