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Boulevard, section 30 of Honolulu, Oʻahu (map 6), parkway, canal, boat harbor, clubhouse, golf course, playground, field, elementary school, and promenade. The canal was constructed 1919-1928 with funds appropriated for the Waikīkī Reclamation Project “to reclaim a most unsanitary and unsightly portion of the city.”

  • Literally, freshwater way.
  • References:
    • See Waikīkī, Waikolu.

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  1. Canal, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Inland waterway 9,700 feet long (approximately 1.8 miles) and 250 feet wide that was dredged by Hawaiian Dredging Company from 1921 to 1928. It begins behind the Waikīkī-Kapahulu Library and ends at the Ala Moana Boulevard Bridge where its waters flow into the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor. It is the most heavily used inland waterway in the state for ocean recreation activities, especially outrigger canoe paddling.
  2. Channel. The boat channel that connects the Ala Wai Boat Harbor to the open ocean.
  3. Small Boat Harbor, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Originally dredged in the late 1920s with the Ala Wai Canal. Facilities include 699 berths, 85 moorings, a ramp, 22 dry storage spaces, and a vessel washdown area. The harbor is also home to the Hawaiʻi Yacht Club and the Waikīkī Yacht Club.
  4. Yacht Harbor. The Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor is often called the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor because of the presence of the Hawaiʻi Yacht Club and the Waikīkī Yacht Club within the harbor.
  • Literally, freshwater path.

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