The Hilo Masonic Lodge Hall is a “fireproof,” reinforced concrete structure. Consisting of three floors and a full basement, the building is one of Hilo’s most substantial commercial structures. The Hilo Masonic Lodge Hall is significant as one of the most grand and imposing structures built during the Territorial period. The Renaissance Revival style building was clearly intended to be a lasting monument to the Masonic Order whose dramatic lodge and temple facilities were located on the second and third floors. Bishop Bank, now known as First Hawaiian Bank, was a long-standing tenant of the building before moving to their own location.
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