Kakaako Waterfront Park
Kaka'ako Waterfront Park, also known as "Point Panic Park", is a free public park in Kaka'ako, south of downtown Honolulu, just off Ala Moana Boulevard at the end of Cooke Street. It was opened in November 1992 on the site of a former municipal landfill and consists of 35 acres (140,000 m2) of grass-covered rolling hills adjacent to the ocean. There is no sandy beach at this location, and access to the ocean is by concrete stairs. The park has bathrooms, water fountains, free parking, picnic tables, an amphitheatre, pay telephones, paved jogging paths, and two popular surfing spots, "Point Panic" and "Flies".
Management of Kaka'ako Waterfront Park has been transferred to the Hawaii Community Development Corporation.
A Memorial to the Ehime Maru Incident victims is built at the Kakaako Waterfront Park.
Sculptures in the park
- Lahui, a silicon bronze sheet sculpture by Sean K. L. Browne, 1992
- Ano Lani, a bronze sculpture by Frank Sheriff, 1993
- A monument to the dead of the Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision
- Kaka'ako Waterfront Park
- Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum
- Fodor, Eugene, ed., Fodor's Hawaii, New York, D. McKay Co., 2007, ISSN 0071-6421 1
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