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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.CO At top, Loretta Ho of the Hawaii Community Development Authority exposes flooring in the historic Royal Brewery building that has given off noxious fumes since it was
installed during the 1990s.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Previous renovations to the beams caused a Catholic Charities group to complain of mysterious fumes caused by termite treatment. The center shut down in 1998.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.CO Above, the building — also known as the Honolulu Brewing and Malting Co. building or the American Brewery building — was built in 1900 and once produced Primo beer.