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Kualapuu Business Center (Plantation Office Building)

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Plantation Office Building
1953. Kalae Hwy. at Farrington Ave.

The single-story former plantation office building modestly proclaims its importance through its size. Its single-wall construction is evident from its outset window frames and exterior girt. To one side and above the office are two sets of three managerial staff houses. The lower were constructed in 1948 and the upper manager's house dates from 1928. Several others were moved here from other locations. Below the office is a forty-house camp, which dates from 1939. All the houses remain in private residential use.

Writing Credits

Don J. Hibbard


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Don J. Hibbard, "Kualapuu Business Center (Plantation Office Building)", [Kaunakakai, Hawaii], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Hawaii

Buildings of Hawaii, Don J. Hibbard. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011, 234-234.

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