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The Scott Residence in Manoa was built in 1927. It is significant as an example of “Hawaiian style” architecture of the 1920’s and 1930’s which adapted Craftsman bungalows to the climate and lifestyle of the islands. It is further significant as an example of the work of Raymond Morris, a prolific architect that greatly influenced the look of Hawaii’s neighborhoods. In the design of the house, Morris employed many of the attributes characteristic of the “Hawaiian style.” They include the double-pitch roof, the wide overhanging eaves with exposed rafters, the use of casement windows, the open living and dining room flowing into the outdoor entertainment areas, and the use of lava rock and wood.
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.