Parks director to propose new location for statue

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald The new statue, “Ho‘omalule ‘Upena Kiloi” — or “Metamorphosis of a Net Fisherman,” is currently located in Liliuokalani Park and Gardens.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A woman sunbathes near the new spot proposed for a statue that will be moved from its current location in Liliuokalani Park and Gardens to this area known as "Isles" near Hilo Bay Cafe.

A contentious statue erected at Liliuokalani Gardens in February might be moved to a less central location.