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Most Endangered Spotlight: Ninole Stream Bridge

The Most Endangered pau hana event at Laulima House on November 9 included a presentation of the 2016 Most Endangered Historic Places--succinctly summarizing each--what are they, what threatens them and what can be done to save them.  Here's a spotlight on Ninole Stream Bridge, one of the five sites added [...]

November 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Most Endangered Spotlight: Ninole Stream Bridge

ANNOUNCING Hawai‘i’s MOST ENDANGERED Historic Places of 2016!

What are Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places and why do they matter? The Most Endangered Historic Places is a public awareness campaign that seeks to remind people of historical sites that are often overlooked or forgotten. Sharing their connection to real people and events from the past that are still [...]

November 8th, 2016|Comments Off on ANNOUNCING Hawai‘i’s MOST ENDANGERED Historic Places of 2016!

Honolulu Fort is Gone but the History Behind it Remains

200 years ago the Russians built a fort, and Fort Street is its namesake By Bob Sigall October 30, 2016  Honolulu Star-Advertiser Sunday Magazine This year 2016 is the 200th anniversary of the founding of Honolulu Fort at the waterfront. Very little remains of the fort, which was started by [...]

November 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Honolulu Fort is Gone but the History Behind it Remains

What You Need to Know about Insuring Your Historic Home

Seven Insurance Tips for Historic Homeowners by The National Trust for Historic Preservation If your historic home were severely damaged, but not enough to declare a “total loss,” does your insurance policy have high enough coverage limits to repair and restore the building? And will your insurance company pay to [...]

October 12th, 2016|Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Insuring Your Historic Home

Learning to Love History Prompts New Passion for Preservation

Researching Stories Related to Kona's Scenic Byway Opens Up a Whole New World by Peter Young I hated history as a kid - I thought it was only about dead people and memorization of seemingly meaningless dates. In fact, I wasn’t interested in history until a few years ago when [...]

October 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Learning to Love History Prompts New Passion for Preservation

HHF in the Field: Limestone Engraving at Courts of the Missing Begins!

This past February, HHF visited the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific as a consulting party to the American Battle Monuments Commission* (ABMC).  Our role was to inspect the proposed limestone that would be used to repair the memorial walls which have been marred [...]

September 20th, 2016|Comments Off on HHF in the Field: Limestone Engraving at Courts of the Missing Begins!