Hawaii County is derived from “Havaki” or “Hawaki”, which according to legend was the name of the original homeland of the Polynesians.
Created: July 1, 1905
Hilo 1905 – present
County Courthouse – Hilo
Location: 777 Kilauea Avenue / Aupuni Street
Description: The building faces south and is a three story concrete and glass structure.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1877.
N – Maui County anf Pacific Ocean
S – Pacific Ocean
W – Pacific ocean