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ACT TODAY to Protect the Federal Historic Tax Credit

The Federal Historic Tax Credit is Under Threat. Find Out How You Can Help Protect It. WHAT IS IT? The Federal Historic Tax Credit (FHTC) program encourages private sector investment in the rehabilitation and re-use of historic buildings. It provides a 20% tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of historic [...]

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on ACT TODAY to Protect the Federal Historic Tax Credit

Update on the Campaign to Save Lihue Post Office!

10/12/2017 - The public has until November 10 to submit comments in support of keeping the post office open at its Rice Street location: With the 2nd public meeting complete, the public is encouraged to submit comments to the USPS address noted below by Friday, November 10, 2017. Scroll down for [...]

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

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

Update on the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium

Photo credit: David Croxford UPDATE ON THE HEARING January 19, 2017:  The City Council's Housing and Zoning Committee heard Resolution 16-311 that would urge the City administration to include a historic rehabilitation alternative in the upcoming Environmental Impact Statement.  Twenty-six people submitted written testimonies in support of the [...]

January 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Update on the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium

New Concept Design Unveiled for Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium

The National Trust for Historic Preservation contributes concept proposal in efforts to rehabilitate a one-of-a-kind war memorial to the men and women of Hawaii Swim Basin Rehabilitation Concept for Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial (Design: Dr. Hans Krock) On Veterans’ Day 2016, the National [...]

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on New Concept Design Unveiled for Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium

National Park Service Demolishes Pearl Harbor Historic Building

CPO Bungalow on Ford Island was listed as a “Most Endangered” Historic Site in 2005 In July, the National Park Service (NPS) released its report examining the facts and circumstances surrounding the demolition of a historic bungalow at World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument that was present [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on National Park Service Demolishes Pearl Harbor Historic Building