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Lihue Public Library

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1968, Stephen Oyakawa. 4344 Hardy St.

A modern regionalist design, Lihue Public Library is distinguished by its wide fascia and paraboloid roof that sweeps up from battered, lava-rock-veneer walls. The T-shaped building houses meeting rooms in the front wing and offices and the library in the rear. The roof's broad eaves amply shelter pedestrians from the elements.

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Author: 
Don J. Hibbard
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Don J. Hibbard, "Lihue Public Library", [Lihue, Hawaii], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/HI-01-KA27.

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Cover: Buildings of Hawaii

Buildings of Hawaii, Don J. Hibbard. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011, 66-66.

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