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Dragonfly Sculpture Re-Installation at
“Pinao” was removed from the park for repairs on February 10. In June 2008, the sculpture was struck by a falling branch, damaging a wing, the tail, and its alignment. The artist, Paul Saviskas, conducted the maintenance free of charge.
“We are thankful to Paul Saviskas for his expression of civic pride by dedicating his time and effort to restoring one of our public art works to its original form,” said Mayor Mufi Hannemann. “Public sculptures beautify and enhance our communities, and are part of
“Partnerships with artists such as Paul Saviskas and community organizations provide great support for the City’s efforts to maintain its art collection for the public’s enjoyment and enrichment,” said Michael Pili Pang, executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts. “It’s encouraging to see a piece of
The stainless steel sculpture was acquired by the City in February 2000 and has been a mainstay at the park since it was installed in March 2001. It is three feet tall and five feet in diameter.
The sculpture is among the more than 80 monuments and sculptures on display for public viewing throughout
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