"Aliʻi Nui (High Chief)". John Williams. 2018. Docomomo US-Hawaiʻi. The images copyrighted by The Jean Charlot Estate LLC are used with permission. Nine pages.
(Text transcription of pages and image captions below are lightly modified.)
Page 1. Text:
This Presentation of Jean Charlot's 'Aliʻi Nui' has been prepared by Docomo US-Hawaii
All of the information and photographs in this Presentation are from the Jean Charlot Collection, Hamilton Library
University of Hawaii Manoa
June 25, 2018
Page 2. Image, with caption:
A page from one of Jean Charlot's sketch books, showing his early ideas about how 'Aliʻi Nui' would be constructed. The page is not dated but adjacent pages are dated 1970.
Page 3. Image, with caption:
Jean Charlot with full height sketches of 'Aliʻi Nui'. The photo was probably taken at Charlot's home/studio on Kahala Avenue at Kealaolu Ave. The photo is not dated.
Page 4. Image, with caption:
Jean Charlot working on 'Aliʻi Nui' in the ceramic studio of Isami Enomoto. The photo is not dated.
Page 5. Image, with caption:
The day of dedication of 'Aliʻi Nui' which is still covered before the unveiling. Ala Moana Hotel at Atkinson Drive and Mahukona St. August 28, 1971
Page 6. Image, with caption:
Dedication of 'Aliʻi Nui'
Left to right: Reverend Abraham K. Akaka, Jean Charlot, and Ronald S. Jeffrey, General Manager of the Ala Moana Hotel
August 28, 1971
Page 7. Image, with caption:
Jean Charlot with 'Aliʻi Nui'. The photo is not dated.
Page 8. Image, with caption:
'Aliʻi Nui' in the garden of the Ala Moana Hotel before removal.
Page 9. Image, with caption:
Removing 'Aliʻi Nui' from the Ala Moana Hotel. August 25, 2005.
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Jean Charlot & The Jean Charlot Foundation