ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP
|FS||Fort Street||HS||Hotel Street|
I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).
Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.
Operator: Honolulu Rapid Transit Co.
|KF||Kaimuki - Fort Shafter||Kaimuki - Waialae Av. - King St. - Fort Shafter (Gulick St.)|
|LE||Liliha - Emma Street||Liliha - Liliha St. - Downtown - Emma St.|
|MH||Manoa Valley - Hotel Street||Manoa Valley - Beretania St. - Hotel St. - Downtown|
|N||Nuuanu||Downtown - Nuuanu Av. - Puiwa Rd.|
|PF||Punahou - Fort Street||Punahou - Wilder Av. - Downtown (Fort St.)|
|Sh||Shuttle||King St. - Ala Moana Blvd. - Downtown|
|WK||Waikiki - Kalihi||Waikiki (Poni Moi) - Kalakaua Av. - King St. - Kalihi|
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcars: 40 km.
- Animal-drawn (mule powered) streetcars: 1888 - 1900.
- Electric streetcars (1st generation): 1900 (?) - 30 June 1941.
- Honolulu Rapid Transit Co. A time schedule and list of routes. 1936.
- Melvin, R.S. & ramsey, R. Hawaiian tramways. San Marino (CA): Golden West Books, 1976.
Special thanks to Russell Powers from Denver CO for information on the history of the Honolulu streetcar system.
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