HONOLULU (KHON2) — Community volunteers beautified the Chinatown Gateway area.

Graffiti was removed. The Chinatown Gateway arch on the corner of N. King Street and River Street was repainted and repaired.

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The revitalization efforts took place on Saturday, Oct. 16.

Members of A Better Chinatown Association (ABCA) say it is a part of their plan to promote Chinatown.

“I am glad that we removed the graffiti and repainted the Chinatown Gateway,” said Eddie Flores, Chairman of L & L Hawaiian Barbecue and on behalf of A Better Chinatown Association. “It has been neglected for many years. We will make this our annual project to beautify Chinatown.”

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For more information and to volunteer with ABCA, visit honoluluchinatown.org.