Dillingham Fountain - Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 21° 15.691 W 157° 49.201
4Q E 622425 N 2351548
The Louise Dillingham Memorial Fountain is located in Kapiolani Park at Kalakaua Avenue in the Waikiki District of Honolulu.
Waymark Code: WMRN61
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 07/11/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member huggy_d1
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In the 1960s, the city constructed a fountain in honor of Louise Dillingham, who served many years as a member of the former City Parks Board. (reportedly, the Walter and Louise Dillingham Foundation gave the fountain to the city in 1966.)

Her husband Walter Dillingham is known for the huge changes he made to Honolulu's landscape – which included draining Waikiki’s wetlands, dredging the Ala Wai Canal and filling in Waikiki’s wetlands.

Today the fountain at Kapiolani Park has become a popular resting spot for joggers and a regular backdrop for photos.

The Dillingham Fountain has also served in scenes in prior Hawaii Five-O episodes.

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