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Nanakuli Beach Park gets new name to honor Prince Kuhio

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NANAKULI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Nanakuli Beach Park is getting a new name to honor the late Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Piikoi, the City and County of Honolulu announced Thursday.

It will now take the name Kalanianaole Beach Park just in time for Prince Kuhio Day on Saturday.

Nanakuli residents pushed city councilmembers to change the name to honor the late prince.

A celebration will take place Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

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