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Mother Waldron Playground – Honolulu HI

Date added: August 29, 2017

Mother Waldron Playground is an urban playground that is bounded by Halekauwila, Cooke, Pohukaina, and Coral streets. It was constructed in 1937 on a 1.76 acre (77,000 square feet) site in the Kakaako district of Honolulu, Hawaii. Built elements within… read more

Quarantine Station (demolished) – Honolulu HI

Date added: August 6, 2017

What is now Sand Island consists of mostly reclaimed land. During the early 20th century it was known as Quarantine Island. Substantially enlarged during the F.D.R. era prior to World Was II, on it was the federally managed U.S. Quarantine Station, which was likewise expanded… read more

Customs Building – Hilo HI

Date added: August 6, 2017

The U.S. Customs facility located just north of Kalanianaole Ave on the west side of Kuhio St. was constructed with federal funds administered by the Public Buildings Administration of the Federal Works Agency. The building, then called the “Customs Warehouse,” was dedicated on… read more

Immigration Station – Honolulu HI

Date added: August 4, 2017

Completed in 1934, the historic United States Immigration Office facility in Honolulu was constructed with Treasury Department funds. The complex, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, [ as per the NRHP nomination form] “consists of/five buildings:… read more

Tax Office Building (former) Hale Auhau – Honolulu HI

Date added: July 3, 2017

A Public Works Administration grant of $97,795 funded new construction work on the Tax Office building in Honolulu. The work was underway in 1938. Listed as Docket No. TH-1035-DS, the project was part of the PWA’s non-federal projects expenditure for… read more

Waikele School – Waipahu HI

Date added: July 3, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work on a school in the Waikele neighborhood in the City and County of Honolulu. The PWA grant amounted to $74,700, and the work was carried out in 1938. The… read more

Waterworks – Hanalei, Kauai HI

Date added: July 2, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work on a waterworks project in Hanalei, on Kauai. The PWA grant amounted to $13,500, and the work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed as Docket No. TH-1090-F,… read more

Kona Hospital – Kailua-Kona HI

Date added: July 2, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for a hospital in Kona, on the Big Island. The PWA grant amounted to $47,700, and the work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed as Docket No…. read more

Makapala School – Hawaii HI

Date added: July 1, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for the Makapala School, near Niulii and Kapaau, on the Big Island. The PWA grant amounted to $6,750, and the work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed… read more

Leahi Home (Leahi Hospital) – Honolulu HI

Date added: July 1, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for the Leahi Home in Honolulu. The PWA grant amounted to $112,500, and the work was carried out in 1938. Listed as Docket No. TH-1085-F, the project was part… read more

Henry Perrine Baldwin High School – Wailuku HI

Date added: June 30, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for the Henry Perrine Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Maui. The PWA grant amounted to $269,100, and the work was carried out in 1938. Listed as Docket No. TH-1084-F, the… read more

Kau High and Pahala Elementary School – Pahala HI

Date added: June 30, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for the school in Pahala, on the Big Island. The PWA grant amounted to $15,930, and the work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed as Docket No. TH-1070-F,… read more

Sewer Lines – Wahiawa HI

Date added: June 30, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work on sewer lines in Wahiawa on Oahu. The PWA grant amounted to $59,850, and the work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed as Docket No. TH-1076-F, was… read more

School – Halaula, Hawaii HI

Date added: June 29, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for a school in Halaula, on the Big Island. The PWA grant amounted to $13,500. The work was carried out in 1938. Listed as Docket No. TH-1068-F, the project… read more

Filtration Plant – Omao, Kauai HI

Date added: June 29, 2017

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded new construction or improvement work for a filtration plant in Omao, on the island of Kauai. The PWA grant amounted to $20,925. The work was carried out in 1938. The project, listed as Docket… read more