Wednesday, January 18, 2012
I have driven by this Torii gate in downtown Honolulu many times, but this was my first time stopping...Much to my surprise it is a replica of the Torii of Itsukushima at Miyajima. The plaque read: "As a symbol of peace and friendship this scale replica of the Torii of Itsukushima at Miyajima is present to the people of Hawaii from Hiroshima Prefecture".
I really enjoyed my stop at Miyajima last year when I was in Japan. Here are some of my photos from that visit: