Historic Hawaii Foundation to Present “Preservation Essentials” Seminar on Hawaii Island in August

July 31, 2018||Big Island: History and Culture


Presenters are Kiersten Faulkner, the Executive Director of Historic Hawaii Foundation and Elaine Jackson-Retondo of the National Park Service.

November 10, 2011||CRC Listings: Residential, Historic Hawaii Homes


PRICE REDUCTION: Historic North Kohala Plantation-Era Home in Kapaau 

We first wrote about the colorful history of this unique North Kohala home in a post titled Historic Hawaii Homes For Sale: 54-333 Union Mill Road, Kapaau. This gracious residence, built in the mid-19th century, was previously owned by Pierre Bowman, the last manager of the Kohala Sugar Company. Read More 

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May 6, 2011||CRC Listings: Residential, Historic Hawaii Homes


Historic Hawaii Homes For Sale: 54-333 Union Mill Road, Kapaau 

In the past, sugar plantation manager's homes often represented the pinnacle of architectural grace and grandeur for their time. Not many of these original structures remain from the days when "Sugar was King" on the Big Island, however, there is now a unique opportunity to own one of these genuine pieces of Hawaiian history now in North Kohala. Read More 

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March 16, 2011||Historic Hawaii Homes


Historic Hawaii Homes For Sale: 52 Halaulani Place, Hilo 

Halaulani Place is located in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. It is a small subdivision that is geographically set apart from surrounding neighborhoods by its physical boundaries. To the east a thirty foot cliff drops to the Hawaii Belt Road, which originally was a railroad right of way for the Hawaii Consolidated Railway, Ltd; to the west the area is bounded by Mamalahoa Highway and Wainaku Drive, which originally was the primary automotive route into Hilo from the Hamakua Coast. Read More 

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March 15, 2010||Big Island: History and Culture, CRC Listings: Residential, Historic Hawaii Homes


Classic Kama'aina: The Mystique of the Plantation Style Home 

Kama'aina homes were built in the early to mid-1900s, during the reign of King Sugar, Hawaii's sugarcane industry. The hierarchy of the plantation system is reflected in their sizes. Field laborers lived in small "camp houses," while plantation managers enjoyed much larger and more elaborate residences. In between are homes originally built for skilled workers and overseers. Read More 

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