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The Doctor Frank and Kathryn Plum Residence in Waikiki was built in 1929. It is significant as an example of a Cotswold Cottage style residence constructed in Hawaii during the time period of the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. The Plum Residence is one of approximately twenty such styled houses to remain in Honolulu. It well reflects the style with its romantic asymmetric massing, and its use of such eclectic and picturesque elements as its skewed gable, front bay window, wrought iron mock-balconet in the round arched gable vent, canted walls with their wound arched doors, double pitched roof, and shed roof dormers.
This list of Hawaii’s historic properties is provided as a public service by Historic Hawaii Foundation. It is not the official list of properties designated on the Hawaii State Register of Historic Places. For official designations and determinations of eligibility, contact the State Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources of the State of Hawaii at 808-692-8015.