Historic Landmarks: Hawai‘i’s Top Ten Historical Spots
Mahalo to Lighthouse Hawai‘i Magazine for sharing Hawai‘i’s historical places with their readership in the May, 2017 issue. The magazine caters to people of Japanese origin living in Hawai‘i and is distributed throughout Honolulu.
The article notes that since Captain Cook came to the islands in 1778, people from different parts of the world came and settled here with Japanese immigrating here about 150 years ago. Since then, many historic events have unfolded and some historic buildings from those past events remain today.
The movement to preserve historic buildings began in the 1970’s (footnote–Historic Hawaii Foundation was founded in 1974). This article introduces a small selection of them.
The article points out the most of the historical places noted are private properties and if readers are interested in visiting them proper etiquette should be observed:
- As these are not places open to tourists, pamphlets, guides and other information are unavailable. Please do not attempt to contact the places that do not provide contact information for the public.
- Please view the places from the exterior and do not attempt to enter them. Do not climb on walls or do something that may damage a property.
- Do not take anything from a site, not even a rock or pebble.
- Be quiet and do not cause disturbances.
- Littering, smoking or graffiti are prohibited.
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