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Camp H.M. Smith and Navy Public Works Center Manana Title VII (Capehart) Housing, U-Shaped Two-Bedroom Duplex Type 1, Acacia Road, Birch Circle, and Cedar Drive, Pearl City, Honolulu County, HI

Camp H.M. Smith and Navy Public Works Center Manana Title VII (Capehart) Housing, U-Shaped Two-Bedroom Duplex Type 1, Acacia Road, Birch Circle, and Cedar Drive, Pearl City, Honolulu County, HI

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Significance: The housing area was constructed as a Capehart project in 1959 for Marine Corps and Navy personnel. It was one of many similar projects built in Hawaii and throughout the nation under the Capehart Act, which was designed to alleviate a severe housing shortage faced my military personnel in post war period. The Type 1 units were designed for enlisted personnel. The building are of a standard plan used throughout the neighborhood, and are suited to the Hawaii environment.
Survey number: HABS HI-524-A
Building/structure dates: 1959 Initial Construction

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