RECENTLY, visiting Honolulu, it all came back to my mind clearly. I had gone out to the famous Diamond Head for two reasons: I wanted to have a good view of the China Clipper sailing over, on the last lap of her trans‐Pacific flight, from Hawaii to California; and to see Diamond Head lighthouse for Stevenson's sake, as it was there that he made Loudon Dodd, in The Wrecker, meet a sailor from a man‐of‐war who inadvertently gave him some information regarding the mystery of that story. For Stevenson's sake also I had gone to Waikiki, a changed Waikiki from his day. The banyan‐tree in the shade of which he used to sit is surrounded by bungalows. A metal plate, commemorative of him and of his young friend the Princess Kaiulani has been placed on the tree by the Daughters of Hawaii.
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