Wednesday October 14, *Sourdough Notes” a Pain au Belle loaf is in Delayed fermentation in the fridge, may bake either tonight or tomorrow morning.
We rented Biki bikes this afternoon for a 9.5 mile ride around Honolulu.
First stop to see the Aloha Liberty Bell. Presented to the State of Hawaii on July 4, 1950 by the federal government, as a testimony to the history of the United States and of the ideals and principles that have shaped our nation.
King Kamehameha I Statue, he united the Hawaiian Islands into one royal kingdom in 1810 after years of conflict. This statue stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court building.
Across the street from the Supreme Court house is Iolani Palace, former residence of the Hawaiian monarchs. The only official state residence of royalty in the United States. Two monarchs, King Kalakaua and his successor, Queen Liliuokalani (his sister) lived there from 1882 to 1893.
Queen Liliuokalani, first and only reigning Hawaiian queen and the last Hawaiian sovereign to govern the islands 1891-1917. Her statues sit in a courtyard next to the Hawaii Capital building.
The Cathedral of St. Andrew has grand stained glass windows.
On the left- Emma was queen of Hawaii as the wife of King Kamehameha IV from 1856 to his death in 1863. She was a candidate for the throne but King Kalākaua was elected instead. This bust is in Queen Emma Square.
On the right-Saint Marianne Cope, in 1883, Mother Marianne Cope along with 6 sister, member of the Sisters of St Francis of Syracuse, New York, arrived in Hawaii to care for the leper’s on Molokaʻi and aided in developing medical infrastructure in Hawaii. Despite direct contact with the patients over the years, she did not contract the disease. Cope was Beatified in 2005, canonized in 2012. Her statue is located in Kewalo Basin Park.