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Hawaiian King Kamehameha, Emancipation Hall
13-JAN-2018

Hawaiian King Kamehameha, Emancipation Hall

One of a number of sculptures in Emancipation Hall, where visitors to the US Capitol gather to await a guided tour.

The best part of the tour, other than seeing the magnificent Rotunda, was an outstanding 15-minute movie on the functions of the US Congress. My comment after watching it was that it would behoove “some” members of the executive branch to see the movie. Perhaps they’d learn about how the United States is governed and the respective roles of the three co-equal branches of government…

Remains of the Patowmack Canal, posted earlier:

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Julie Oldfield19-Jan-2018 01:54
It should be required viewing. A very unusual statue. I wonder what 45 would say about it. V
Mairéad18-Jan-2018 21:15
A fine capture of this welcoming statue and I love your comment!
Tom LeRoy18-Jan-2018 18:08
A colorful statue and excellent shot. I'd like a tour on my next trip to the states. Your comment is spot on too! V
victorswan18-Jan-2018 08:38
Lovely and colorfull image from this Hawaiian King Helen fantastic work BV
Ton T.17-Jan-2018 18:11
A great image Helen! Did not know Hawaï used to be a kingdom V
Tom Munson17-Jan-2018 17:29
Nice work, Helen.
Raymond17-Jan-2018 17:19
A Great King to his people, still venered today.
Jim Coffman17-Jan-2018 16:56
A very nice capture of this statue, Helen.. I wish I was back in Hawaii!!
Long Bach Nguyen17-Jan-2018 16:18
I thought for me you are in Hawaii since I recognized the statue from the Big Island...lovely image and your exposure.