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Historic Downtown Honolulu Map Available for Self-Guided Tours
Historic Hawaii Foundation has developed a color keepsake map documenting twenty-five historic sites along a five-kilometer route in historic Downtown Honolulu. The self-guided walking tour includes such historic sites as ‘Iolani Palace, Mission Houses, St. Andrews Cathedral and the Hawaii State Art Museum.
Tim Johns Named 26th Annual
KAMA‘ĀINA OF THE YEAR
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation is very pleased to announce that Timothy E. Johns will be honored as the 2013 Kama‘āina of the Year™.
Mr. Johns will be honored as the 2013 Kama‘āina of the Year in recognition of his distinguished career in helping to preserve, perpetuate and celebrate the natural, cultural and historic resources of Hawai‘i. As past president and CEO of Bishop Museum, Tim provided leadership of the State Museum of Natural and Cultural History. As former Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, he was responsible for the conservation and stewardship of public lands, historic properties and cultural resources.
39th Annual Preservation Honor Awards Ceremony Celebrates Achievements in Preservation
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation honored exemplary achievement in the field of historic preservation at the 39th Annual Preservation Honor Awards ceremony on May 31, 2013.
The awards ceremony included presentation of the 5th Annual Frank Haines Award to Spencer Leineweber, FAIA. The Haines Award was established in 2009 and named for master architect Frank Haines, FAIA. It is presented to an individual who has demonstrated sustained and outstanding achievements in the areas of preserving the significant historic and cultural places of Hawai‘i.
Seeking Nominations for The Most Endangered Historic Sites in Hawaii
Do you know of a historic site that is threatened? Is there an opportunity to preserve it before it is irretrievably lost? Are you or others working to save the site from demolition, neglect, natural disaster or other threat? Then nominate it to the 2013 list of Hawaii’s Most Endangered Historic Sites!
Community Effort Revitalizes Historic Shrine - Again
The Wakamiya Inari Shrine at Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu has a new roof – and much more – thanks to contributions from numerous community members, businesses and the Freeman Foundation, in a generous grant administered by the Historic Hawai‘i Foundation.
Open House: Join HHF for a Historic Home Open House Event Featuring Pūpū From the Golden Age of Travel
Historic Hawai‘i Foundation and member Robert E. Fox will host a Historic Home Open House on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at Mr. Fox’s historic Hawai‘i-vernacular Lewers & Cooke home at the Gateway to Mānoa.
Call for Preservation Professionals Directory Listing
As Hawai‘i’s statewide advocacy organization for historic preservation, Historic Hawai‘i Foundation often receives requests for referrals for a variety of professional preservation services. To respond to this need, we are updating the directory of preservation professionals who work in Hawai‘i. If you are interested in being included in the directory, please complete the attached form and return it to HHF by August 15.
The Hawai‘i Preservation Professionals Directory is distributed online through the Preservation Resource Center section of the HHF website. It is primarily a digital resource with only limited printed copies.