The J.B. Guard House is of local significance as an excellent example of a Hawaiian style residence, a regional vernacular, climate-driven design; and of state significance as the work of a master, being designed by the acknowledged preeminent architect of Hawaiian-style architecture and the namesake of the iconic “Dickey roof,” Charles W. Dickey. The period of significance is 1938-39, coinciding with its design and construction.
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.