Last Updated on 12/18/2005 by bidz

Time Capsule Buried in 1870’s Is Found in Honolulu Building

New York Times
Published: December 12, 2005

“HONOLULU, Dec. 11 (AP) – Using radar equipment along a wall of a landmark Hawaiian building, military specialists on Saturday quickly located a time capsule buried by King Kamehameha V in 1872.

Historians know the capsule contains priceless pieces of the islands’ history, including photographs of some royal families from a line begun by Kamehameha the Great, who united the islands by 1810, and a constitution of the Hawaiian Kingdom. But until now the capsule’s exact location was unknown.”

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