Aloha from State Historic Preservation Division

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SHPD’s three branches, Architecture, Archaeology, and History & Culture, collectively strive to preserve and protect Hawai`i’s historic identity.  In Hawai`i, looking back is an integral part of going forward.  SHPD is a part of ensuring that Hawai`i’s treasured past is here for future generations. 

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Nominated and Listed Properties on the Hawaiʻi and National Registers of Historic Places. Updated February 5th, 2019


ATTENTION: Hawaiʻi Historic Places Review Board meeting is cancelled for August 24, 2018. See official notice here: HHRRB Cancellation

Notice: Library materials are no longer available for circulation. To research any reports you will need to visit the Kapolei office library. To make an appointment for the library please email your request to