The Hawaiian Annual the Reference Book of Hawaii Issued Regularly Since 1875 1915

The Hawaiian Annual the Reference Book of Hawaii Issued Regularly Since 1875 1915

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...purposes on account of the narrowness of the harbor of Honolulu at this point; and "Whereas, The United States Government has 550 acres of land on the southerly side of the proposed 'Reserved' channel, all of which will be reclaimed by the dredged material from said channel, and as such unclaimed lands will not be required by the federal Government for quarantine or other purposes, but would provide ample waterfront area for coal wharves and coal storage sufficient to accommodate the prospective business of the Port of Honolulu, and as this accommodation for American maritime commerce is a vital necessity for its Pacific Ocean business, and as this provision cannot be afforded American commerce elsewhere in Mid-Pacific trade routes; therefore, be it "Resolved, by the Board of Harbor Commissioners of the Terrhory of Hawaii, That we respectfully but urgently request the, f, ard of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors to approve the rel), rt of the District Engineer Officer, U. S. A., Honolulu, Hawaii, fialefl January 5th, 1914, recommending that said Reserved I'alunia Channel be opened for navigation." 1 he matter coming again before the Board of Engineers the nicnt$ of the project was ably supported by ex-Governor Frear. I)f,1i due consideration a more favorable view of the subject now prevails, and is referred back to Colonel Bromwell of the U. S. engineers' department here for further report upon its early necessity, suggesting that a much wider channel be dredged in place of the former recommendation, and in the enlargement the Sand Island side of the channel might be utilized commercially. That early action will be urged by the Territorial officials, the chamber of commerce and other interests goes without saying, the importance of...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646126
  • 9781236646125