WAILUKU, MAUI -- A groundbreaking ceremony yesterday at the Maui Annex state building at 130 Mahalani Street is preparing the way for demolition of the 57-year old building, and construction starting in early 2017, of a new 7,000 square-foot building on the one-acre state parcel that has housed four divisions of the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources Divisions of Aquatic Resources (DAR), State Historic Preservation (SHPD), and Engineering offices on Maui will close next week, starting Monday December 5-9, as staff move out of their current location at 130 Mahalani Street in Wailuku, and set up at a temporary location in the Māʻalaea Small Boat Harbor.
2016 CAMP Training Join the National Alliance of Preservation Commission (NAPC) and the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) for a free training on how your local historic preservation commissions and the Certified Local Government (CLG) program can help you preservation your historic resources. Attendees will learn: Legal framework for historic preservation Responsibilities of a CLG Standards ...
(HONOLULU) – On a warm July evening, visitors Lonnie Watson and Mark Louviere from the Ft. Worth, Texas metro area did what they normally do during their frequent visits to Hawaii. They wandered out to the coastline to watch the setting sun. On this particular day they spotted something that they say has humbled and blessed them. Watson explained, “For some reason there was a beam of light…just a beam…it landed right on one of them and for some reason I just turned my head. I said, look, it was just a stroke of luck.”
The calendar below holds just a sampling of the vast array of events held in May to highlight preservation efforts across Hawai`i. If you are interested in one of the events below, simply click the link and you will be directed to more information. Contact information for each event has also been posted. PDF calendar ...
SASH Survey Information for Website This spring, the State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) is conducting architectural surveys on Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Islands. The impetus for the surveys is an appropriation from the Hawaii State Legislature via Act 89. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/GM1189_.PDF Architectural historians from SHPD will be going out into neighborhoods with a group of students ...
HONOLULU -- Hawaii’s towns and landscapes are changing rapidly. The era of the sugar plantations is coming to a close. The once numerous crack seed, shave ice, and mom and pop stores on small town streets are giving way to big box stores, along with one-lane bridges that were crossed with patience and a “shaka” to other drivers. These old-time buildings, structures and places distinguish our unique Hawai‘i identity, and can provide glimpses into our past that can continue to influence the future landscape of Hawai‘i.
HONOLULU – Three O‘ahu residences have been added to the Hawai‘i Register of Historic Places by the Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board. Compromised of experts including historians, architects, sociologists, cultural specialists, and archaeologists, the Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board currently has 9 members. The following residences were entered onto the register: