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Update on the Campaign to Save Lihue Post Office!

9/12/17 - The Latest on the US Postal Service's Proposed Plan to Relocate Operations On June 23, 2017, the United States Postal Service issued a letter to Līhu‘e Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr. noting that the USPS has decided to return for another public meeting to more fully explain the proposed [...]

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Update on the Campaign to Save Lihue Post Office!

Support Preservation this September through Foodland’s “Give Aloha” Campaign

Historic Hawaii Foundation will participate in Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program beginning September 1 What? Give Aloha, Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program, was created in 1999 to honor Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. "Sully" Sullivan, and continue his legacy of giving back to the community.  "Maurice J. "Sully" Sullivan (October [...]

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Support Preservation this September through Foodland’s “Give Aloha” Campaign

October Events on Kaua‘i & O‘ahu Foster Appreciation of Modern Architecture

Kaua‘i Modern Events to Share Mid-Century Modern Architecture within a Historical and Social Context This October, Historic Hawai‘i Foundation is partnering with the Hawai‘i chapter of Docomomo US to produce a multi-faceted study of Modern architecture on Kaua‘i.  Architectural historian Don Hibbard and noted author Pat Griffin will provide insight [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on October Events on Kaua‘i & O‘ahu Foster Appreciation of Modern Architecture

Honolulu Council Considering Bill to Raise Taxes on Historic Homes

Honolulu Council Bill CB52 (2017) Proposes Increase to Minimum Annual Property Tax on Historic Homes 7/7/2017:  Honolulu City Council has scheduled a public hearing on CB52 CD1 (2017) proposing to raise the annual minimum property tax for historic residences dedicated to preservation to $1000 per year. The [...]

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Honolulu Council Considering Bill to Raise Taxes on Historic Homes

Treasures in our Backyard: Manoa Heritage Center & Kūaliʻi

This hidden gem nestled in Manoa is a 3.5-acre living classroom that promotes the understanding of Hawaiʻi's natural and cultural heritage. Tours are offered for adults and school children by reservation only. As described on the Center's website, tours include a pleasant 1-hour outdoor guided walk through a garden of Native [...]

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Treasures in our Backyard: Manoa Heritage Center & Kūaliʻi

A New Exhibit about the History of Honolulu Hale Opens June 10

Project Spotlight: The Honolulu Hale Through the Times exhibit was unveiled in June 2017 and will be displayed in the 3rd floor gallery of Honolulu Hale until the end of June 2017 in celebration of the building and the people who have contributed to its evolution over the years. The [...]

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on A New Exhibit about the History of Honolulu Hale Opens June 10