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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY. 3, 1921
Henry T. Ishimtira To Assist In
Welfare Work At Makawelt
with all ot the necessary Instrument
the most interesting of which la?
voltage regulator This InstrtinW
maintains j a constant voltage t f
times regardless of the load or sp
variation of . the generator; sno
there be any. Constant voltage
course is essential for lighting. I
The two step up transformers I
the voltage from 2,300 up to 11,
The transmission line consists of !
orete poles with steel crossarms w!
carry the high tension line. ;,
Considering the - Installation I
whole it Is without doubt the bei.
Its kind In the Islands.
P. O. Box G
It Is expected- that this plant
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(From Makawelt News)
Henry T. Ishlmura, at present at
tending Mills School In Honolulu, has
been engaged by Makawelt plantation
to become an associate with Mr. Dam
kroger In the Welfare Work Depart
ment. Mr. Ishimura's home Is in Eleele,
on this Island, where he has lived
and attended school since his arrival
from Japan in 1914, where he was
born. ' He is an athlete of consider
able fame; present captain of Mills
School track team, plays third on the
ball team and la a basketball player
and t 1mmer as well. He is secre
tary i ' his class and head of several
school organizations. He comes
highly jcommended by his principal
and 1ca.1 Japanese leaders of Hono
lulu as - a young man of excellent
character and ability for good leader
ship. We certainly can be glad and
proud that we are to have the services-
of such a man to promote work
for the general welfare of our commu
nity. Let us all give him a hearty
welcome to our midst and cooperate
with him in his work.
REAL ESTATE AND INSU
No. 125 1S1 Merchant 9
P.O. Box NoT 604 H
(From Makawelt News)
It Is only - a short time, " compara
tively speaking, since electricity had
but a small place anywhere except in
the laboratory. Many engineers
looked at motors and electrical e-
quipment with a doubtful grin and
shook their heads. '. Those days,
however, have passed. Views To
day in connection with electrical
equipment are entirely different
Today, every one from the owners
of factories to the individual who can
only afford to rent the cheapest kind
of quarters feels that he must have
access to electric current, Maka
well Plantation, : always In the fore
ground in adopting the more modern
conveniences, has constructed a pow
er plant to supply electricity to the
entire plantation. There Is no doubt
that every employee Of this planta
tion is interested in this new plant;
being installed some eight miles from
the mill up on the' Olokele ; Ditch,
and would therefore .like to know
some of the details about It. .
The entire equipment was furnish
ed by Catton, Neill & Co. ot Honolulu,
and installed by the plantation.
Briefly it consists of a 'pen stock, an
impulse type Pelton water wheel and
governor, a 500 K W generator and
exciter, a switch board, two 333 K V
A step up transformers and transmis
sion line. The pen stock through
which water Is supplied to the wheel
is 54 inches In diameter at the forbay
end 36 Inches at the power house; it
is over 700 feet In length and gives
an effective head of 210 feet. Pro
vision has been made for future ad
The present machine is to be sup
plied by two nozzles which , have a
diameter of 5 and 7 Inches re
spectively. The water wheel Is ap
proximately 90 inches in diameter
and has 17 buckets on its periphery
which are 21 inches wide, 'against
which two streams from the nozzles
are' directed. - - "
The governor -is .of the centrifugal
type which actuates a. , pilot -valve
through suitable mechanism so de
signed as to admit oil under pressure
to .Operate a hydraulic piston which
in turn operates deflectors, in such &
manner as to maintain a .constant
speed on the wheel regardless of the,
demand of the load. The governing
mechanism is a beautiful piece of
work and is the last word In its line. .
The electrical equipment was built
by the ' General " Electrlo Company.
The! generator is 500 K W, 40 Pole, 60
Cycles, 180 R P M, 2300 volt revolving
field type alternator with a belted ex
citer; The switch board is equipped
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