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Kaneohe  

Sundial: 715
State/Province:  Hawaii Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 21° 23.597' N  157° 47.364' W
Location:
  • Ocean View Estate, within
    Garden of Reflection
    Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery
    45-425 Kamehameha Highway,
    Kaneohe
 
Description:
  • the original 12 inch diameter bronze horizontal dial has been replaced with a large armillary. The bronze meridian ring is approximately 24-inch in diameter. The equatorial band is about 4-inches wide with Roman numerals marking the hours. The gnomon is a traditional arrow rod. The dial base is approximately 12-inches in diameter with the zodiac names, pictograph, and symbols surrounding the dial. The dial base rests on a square pedestal of mortared stone .

 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery
  • The original dial plate said:
    The original dial dedication plate said:
    Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery
    Dedicated October 27, 2006 (or, 2008)
    The dedication plate on the armillary dial is totally obscured by deterioration and may well be the original plate.
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: October 27, 2006 (or 2008)
 

Last Revised: 2019-09-02 19:18
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