Lahaina Historic District

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Lahaina Historic District
Old Lahaina Courthouse in 2010
Lahaina Historic District is located in Hawaii
Lahaina Historic District
Location W side of Maui on HI 30, Lahaina, Hawaii
Coordinates 20°52′14″N 156°41′3″W / 20.87056°N 156.68417°W / 20.87056; -156.68417Coordinates: 20°52′14″N 156°41′3″W / 20.87056°N 156.68417°W / 20.87056; -156.68417
Area 1,671 acres (676 ha)
NRHP Reference # 66000302
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHLD December 29, 1962[2]

Lahaina Historic District is a historic district in Lahaina, Hawaii, on the west side of the island of Maui.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962.[2][3] At that time it was described:

Long the residence of Maui kings and chiefs, Lahaina preserves the atmosphere of a mid-19th century Hawaiian seaport, when it was a favorite port of call for American whalers. It was also the center of missionary activities.[2]


It includes 9 contributing buildings.[1]

  1. Baldwin House, a two-story home used by early missionaries, including Rev. Dwight Baldwin from 1836
  2. Old Spring House used for fresh water since 1823
  3. Court House completed by 1859
  4. Old Prison (Hale Paʻahao), built in 1830s
  5. Waineʻe Church (now called Waiola) cemetery with graves of Hawaiian nobility from 1823
  6. Hale Aloha once school house and church, built in 1858 and restored in 1980s
  7. United States Marine Hospital
  8. Maria Lanakila Catholic Church established in 1846, building built in 1858
  9. Pioneer Hotel originally built in 1901



  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c "Lahaina Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  3. ^ Russell A. Apple (December 21, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places/National Historic Landmark 1974 Update: Lahaina / Lahaina (historic district)" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 18 photos from 1973 (32 KB)
  4. ^ "Lahaina Restoration Foundation: The Baldwin House". Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  5. ^ "Lahaina Restoration Foundation: The Seamen's Hospital". Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  6. ^ "Waiola Church: History". Retrieved 2010-03-27. 

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