The Tong Wo Society building is a two-story double wall construction building with bevel siding sheathing. The gable roof structure with its shed roof extensions sits on top of a slight slope. Open verandahs surround the building on two floors and are enclosed by a light balustrade. The Tong Wo Society building is significant as the best preserved Chinese society buildings on the Island of Hawaii, and is one of the best preserved in the State. Its site and general location reflects its importance and function in a rural, agricultural environment.
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