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Kalaupapa Social Hall, Moloka'i Island, Kalaupapa, Kalawao County, HI

Kalaupapa Social Hall, Moloka'i Island, Kalaupapa, Kalawao County, HI



Significance: Kalaupapa Social Hall is an example of Hawaiian vernacular architecture, blending elements from the wooden frame structures of the missionary period with native Hawaiian and East Asian influence. The design is influenced by the climate, the prevailing winds, and the types and availability of building materials during different periods in its history. The Social Hall has served as the cultural and recreational center of the Kalaupapa Settlement for seventy-five years, and attracted world-renowned professionals from the performing arts.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1, FN-2
Survey number: HABS HI-67
Building/structure dates: ca. 1915 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76002145



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