Hawaii Historic Places Review Board

Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board

The Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board consists of ten professional experts in the fields of architecture, archaeology, sociology, history, and Hawaiian Culture. Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public. Board members are nominated by the Governor and serve four-year terms. The Review Board votes on the listing of the nominated properties to the Hawai‘i Register and recommends nominations for the National Register of Historic Places.

Click here or more information about the Register Program and how to submit a nomination for Review Board consideration.

Review Board Members

Member Expertise
Nancy Peacock Architecture – Chairperson
Bill Souza Hawaiian Culture – Vice Chairperson
Matt McDermott Archaeology
Dr. Alton Okinaka Sociology
Paul Morgan Architecture
Pat Griffin History
Zachary Bantolina Hawaiian Culture
Katie Stevens Architecture
Chandra Hirotsu Review Board Secretary (Chandra.H.Hirotsu@hawaii.gov)

Review Board Counsel is provided by the Office of the State Attorney General.

Click here to access and review the Review Board Documents including Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Nominations, Public Comments, and other relevant documentation.

Click here for the Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules pertaining to the Register and Review Board Programs:

HAR 13-8-197: Practice & Procedure Before the Hawaii Historic Places Review Board

HAR 13-8-198: The Hawaii and National Registers of Historic Places Programs