You are here

Ferriera Building (Holmes Building)

-A A +A
Holmes Building
c. 1900. Mamane and Plumeria sts.

Anchoring the corner of Mamane and Plumeria streets, the two-story building houses six shops on the first floor and residential units on the second. It sets the tone for much of the street with its corrugated-metal awning, bracketed cornice, and commodious display windows. The gutter system over the second-story windows is of recent vintage. A. L. Ferriera purchased this building in the 1930s. It was restored in the 1980s. Mr. Kaneshiro operated his grocery store here for many years before relocating across the street.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Don J. Hibbard
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Don J. Hibbard, "Ferriera Building (Holmes Building)", [Honokaa, Hawaii], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/HI-01-HA63.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Hawaii

Buildings of Hawaii, Don J. Hibbard. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011, 277-277.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,