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Mayor Carlisle unsure of plans for Natatorium War Memorial

Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle

By Brooks Baehr - bio | email

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle says he wants more information on the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial before he decides if it should be torn down or re-built.

Under Carlisle's direction, the City will proceed with an environmental impact statement that will show what would happen if the Natatorium is demolished.

A task force organized by former mayor Mufi Hannemann recommended removing the pool and bleachers, but preserving the arches as a tribute to veterans of war.

Under that recommendation neighboring Kaimana Beach would be extended.

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