Lahaina Historic District
Lahaina Historic District
Old Lahaina Courthouse in 2010
|Location||W side of Maui on HI 30, Lahaina, Hawaii|
|Area||1,671 acres (676 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||66000302|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1966|
|Designated NHLD||December 29, 1962|
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.
It includes 9 contributing buildings.
|1||Baldwin House||1835||A two-story home used by early missionaries, including Rev. Dwight Baldwin|
|2||Old Spring House||1823||Built by Rev. William Richards to enclose a spring and used for fresh water by the community.|
|3||Court House||1859||Replaced the Hale Piula, a former palace used for government offices damaged during an 1858 windstorm. Rebuilt in 1925 with significantly altered appearance.|
|4||Old Prison (Hale Paʻahao)||1852||Main cell block (plank structure) completed in 1852, and enclosing coral-block wall completed in 1854. Original cell block burned in 1958; reconstructed in 1959 along with the wooden gate house.|
|5||Waineʻe (now Waiola) Church||1953||Construction started in 1828 and completed in 1832. Destroyed by winds twice and again by fire in 1894. Present structure was completed in 1953, when the name was changed to Waiola. Hawaiian nobility are interred in the cemetery, which dates to 1823.|
|6||Hale Aloha||1858||Meeting house completed in 1858, replacing an earlier stone church dating to 1823. School house and church, restored in the 1980s|
|7||United States Marine Hospital||1842||Herman Melville noted one of his shipmates died at this hospital in 1843. Sold in 1865 and served as a school for girls, then a vicarage for the Episcopal Church.|
|8||Maria Lanakila Catholic Church||1858||This church, erected in 1858, replaced an earlier church at the same site built in 1846. The present building was erected in 1928 on the same foundation, but is said to be an exact replica of the 1858 structure.|
|9||Pioneer Hotel||1901||Lahaina's first hotel.|
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Lahaina Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
- 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)
- "Lahaina Restoration Foundation: The Baldwin House". Retrieved 2010-03-27.
- "Lahaina Restoration Foundation: The Seamen's Hospital". Retrieved 2010-03-27.
- "Waiola Church: History". Retrieved 2010-03-27.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lahaina Historic District.|
- Lahaina Restoration Foundation
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. HI-9, "Old Maui Courthouse, Wharf & Canal Streets, Lahaina, Maui County, HI", 6 photos, 8 measured drawings, 2 data pages, 1 photo caption page
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