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Honolulu Hale should stay in Honolulu


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 28, 2014

~~<p>A motto of the real estate industry -- &quot;location matters&quot; -- is a maxim that ought to guide the discussion that began this week in City Council chambers about Honolulu Hale.</p>
<p>That's the kamaaina term for City Hall, built in 1928 and an exceptionally lovely example of the Spanish-style architecture that was popular in Hawaii in that period. It stands near iconic historic sites such as Kawaiahao Church and Iolani Palace and a stone's throw from the state Capitol. The building was placed on the Hawaii Register of Historic Places in 1975 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.</p>
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A motto of the real estate industry -- "location matters" -- is a maxim that ought to guide the discussion that began this week in City Council chambers about Honolulu Hale.

That's the kamaaina term for City Hall, built in 1928 and an exceptionally lovely example of the Spanish-style architecture that was popular in Hawaii in that period. It stands near iconic historic sites such as Kawaiahao Church and Iolani Palace and a stone's throw from the state Capitol. The building was placed on the Hawaii Register of Historic Places in 1975 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Login for more...



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