As a preservation ethic developed that is deeply felt throughout the Hawaiian Islands, there were moments that made a difference. We're looking for personal accounts about making a difference in historic preservation in Hawaii.
- Was your family witness to King Kalākaua’s unwavering support of hula?
- Did your parents tell you stories about the Daughters of Hawai‘i defending Queen Emma Summer Palace from a plan to create a ballfield?
- Do you remember Supreme Court battle over the historic designation of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel?
- Did you help keep ‘Iolani Palace from becoming a parking garage? Advocate for the property tax incentives offered to historic residences? Help strengthen the consultation process for federal undertakings?
Please write your story and send it to Bob Fox or by mail to 4348 Waialae Ave. #395 Honolulu, HI 96816. Photographs, both historic and current, are encouraged; digital format is preferred.