The Sayers House, built in 1930, is significant as a representative example of the Hawaiian style of architecture and the work of the architect Raymond Morris. While working for many years for the building supply company of Lewers and Cooke, Morris influenced the landscape of middle class homes in Hawaii during the 1920s and 1930s. The Sayers House, with its large sliding windows for cross ventilation, the glazing along the east walls to enjoy the views of Diamond Head and Manoa Valley, the great detail seen in the millwork, the steep double-pitched hip roof and the wide eaves are characteristics of the Hawaiian style of architecture which Ray Morris helped to develop
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