Hawaii County

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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

County Seat: 

Hilo   1905 – present


County Courthouse – Hilo


Location:  777 Kilauea Avenue /  Aupuni Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a three story concrete and glass structure. 


Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1877.



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