RICHARD WALKER / RWALKER@STARBULLETIN.COM
The Royal Guard marched on the grounds of Iolani Palace on Wednesday during a ceremony marking the birthday of King David Kalakaua. Kalakaua, also known as the Merrie Monarch, ruled the kingdom of Hawaii from 1874 until his death in 1891.
WHERE THE PINE AND PALM TREES SWAY
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARBULLETIN.COM
A crew of city workers installed a 55-foot Christmas tree in front of Honolulu Hale yesterday that was donated by Joseph Aranio of Hawaii Kai.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARBULLETIN.COM
Bags of crushed boulders were airlifted from a Moanalua Valley hillside yesterday, the final phase of a $1.4 million rockfall mitigation project by the U.S. Army.