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Waipahu  

Sundial: 1011
State/Province:  Hawaii Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 21° 19.401′ N  158° 1.249′ W
Location:
  • On the island of O'ahu at Kaleio'pu'u Elementary School
    94-665 Kaaholo St.
    Waipahu, HI 96797

    You need permission to enter the school grounds to see the dial. Phone: (808) 675-0266
 
Description:
  • This is a large horizontal dial with a blue metal gnomon. At 21 deg latitude, the gnomon's low angle is distinguishing. Along the perimeter of half circle are Arabic numbers marking the hours from 6am to 6pm set between two concrete chapter rings. Just beyond the dial to the north is a an concrete bench that arcs across the 10am-2pm shadow line. The dial and bench are situated at one end of a long green corridor between the school buildings.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Kaleio'pu'u Elementary School
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2021-05-18 11:58:10

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