Monday, June 5, 2017

Hawaii Photo of the Day

 A  L  O  H  A !  
"Founded as Fort Street 
English Day School in 1865. 
Renamed in memorial to 
William McKinley, the twenty-fifth 
President of the United States, in 1907. 
President William McKinley High School 
is one of the oldest secondary schools 
in the state and several of its 
buildings have been listed on 
the National Register of Historic Places."
Alumni include:

Dwayne Johnson 'The Rock';
late Senator Daniel Inouye;
Joseph Kaiponohea ʻAeʻa 
(1882-1914), hānai son 
of Queen Liliʻuokalani;
George R. Ariyoshi (1944) - 
Governor of Hawaiʻi (1974–1986),
first American of Japanese 
descent elected governor 
in the United States;
Hiram L. Fong (1924)
U.S. senator (1959–1977)
Arthur Lyman (1932–2002),
 jazz vibraphonist.


11 comments:

William Kendall said...

Quite a well known number of alumni. Daniel Inuoye especially.

I like the tiled roof.

Pat Tillett said...

The building is in fantastic shape.
That is quite a list of notable attendees.

Blogoratti said...

Interesting, greetings.

Elephant's Child said...

Love that quirky roof - and the preservation of history.

Michelle said...

It has educated some well known people!

Martin Kloess said...

Absolutely stunning

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

The tree surely complements the entrance.

Teresa said...

What a cool building! I would love to learn in a place like that.

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful

Lady Fi said...

So pretty!

Cloudia said...

Thanks for your dear comments, friends!