Report of the Governor of Hawaii; To the Secretary of the Interior

Report of the Governor of Hawaii; To the Secretary of the Interior

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...portion of Piers 8, 9, and 10 under contract is rapidly nearing completion. The concrete deck structure of Piers 8 and 9 is finished and Pier 10 is well under way. Tentative designs have been made for fireproof freight sheds to house not less than 40,000 tons, and the board intends to proceed with their construction in the immediate future. The tentative design of the superstructure contemplates second-story galleries along the entire water front for the accommodation of passengers and possible office buildings for water front business, both ofiicial and commercial. The entire project is due to be completed September 22, 1917. Estimated repairs to Pier 16, at prices for materials and labor quoted in January, 1917, amounted to a total of $7 5,150.10. Of this 1 amount, $25,724.96 has been expended up to June 30, 1917. The work remaining is replacing wooden with _concrete piles and laying new stringers, decking, and caps. An emergency appropriation of $10,000 which was provided by the legislature, 1917 session, is being used to perform urgent repairs to Pier 7. Minor repairs to other piers, consisting chiefly in the replacement of broken and decayed planks and timbers, were done by day labor. Oil pipe Zz'ne.---A project that will add appreciably to both the Territory's existing system for the transportation of fuel oil along the Honolulu water front is a new service line on Pier 16. A contract for construction of this line has been let, which provides for placing an 8-inch pipe line, with the necessary valves and fittings, under the deck of Pier 16, connecting by a 10-inch line from the end of the pier with the Territory's 10-inch main line on Queen Street. This line gives direct connection between Pier 16 and the Iwilei storage...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677633X
  • 9781236776334