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Kalaupapa Restoration Recognized

Historic Hawaii Foundation News Release

Paschoal Hall in Kalaupapa is one of the historic preservation projects chosen state-wide to be honored by the Historic Hawaii Foundation. The achievement awards will be presented at the 37th annual awards ceremony on May 11 in Honolulu.

Paschoal Hall, photo courtesy NPS

The Paschoal Hall award was presented to National Park Service, Mason Architects, Inc., Encore Seating Restorations and The Teecor Group Inc. for interior restoration of the Kalaupapa social building. Built in 1916, Paschoal Hall is a relatively unaltered example of Hawaiian vernacular architecture. The building is a prominent and significant building in the Kalaupapa National Historical Park district and cultural landscape.

Other honorees include six media Awards, eight commendations, and 14 preservation awards. The honorees are selected by a committee comprised of professionals in architecture, history, planning, landscape architecture, architectural history and media. You can also check out a site like Archute for more fantastic architectural ideas!

For more information, visit historichawaii.org.


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