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Properties registered with the State and National
Registers of Historic Places


Wailuku Civic Center Historic District --- State in 1985, National in 1986.
The site includes Circuit Courthouse, County Office Building, Police Station, Wailuku Library, and District Courthouse

Wailuku Civic Center Historic District is singled out for special recoginition as an historic corridor/district.

A source of civic pride for the community, the entire district represents tangible links to the events that have shaped the island community. The district dates back into pre-contact times, to an era when Wailuku was the center of power for Maui.

The sites are places where decisions governing community lives were made and laws upheld, and where records of history have been stored.

Haleki`i - Pihana Heiau State and National, 1985
Ka`ahumanu Church State and National, 1985
Maui Jinsha Mission State in 1981, National in 1978
Iao Theater State in 1994, National in 1995
Wailuku School State in 1992
Lufkin Residence,
presently the Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono
State in 1996
Waiale Bridge, Main Street State in 1997, National in 1998
Hale Ho`ike`ike/Old Bailey House
[Bailey House Museum]
State in 1981, National in 1973

Awards given by Ku'u Home O Wailuku, 2000

Preservation Award for Historic Restoration and or Renovation

  • Wailuku Courthouse
  • Wailuku Library
  • Iao Theater
  • Maui Jinsha Mission
  • Wailuku Sugar Plantation Manager's Home-Masaru "Pundy" Yokouchi

Adaptive Use Award for Restoring an Historic Building for Commercial Use:

  • Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono/Lufkin Residence - Tom and Janice Fairbanks
  • Alexander House - Maui Architectural Group

Beautification and Maintenance Awards
These awards are presented by Ku`u Home O Wailuku in recognition of those properties which contribute to the beautification and economic rejuvenation of Wailuku while at the same time maintaining the historical character of the town.

New or remodeled structures that reflect or retain historical characteristics:

  • Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Building on Main Street
  • Greg Bayless Building on High Street next to the library
  • 1955 Main Street
  • Kress Building/Wailuku Business Plaza on Main Street
  • Lloyd Kimura Building on Market Street
  • The David Singer Complex on Market Street
  • The James R. Judge, Attorney At Law Office Building on Vineyard Street
  • The Richard Drayson Office Building on Vineyard Street
  • Offices of Gerald Hiyakumoto & Calvin Higuchi Architects, on Main Street
  • The Unity Church Building on High Street
  • Tri Isle Realty - Donna Ting

Beautification and Maintenance of Residential Properties

  • Residence of Lionel and Eva Duponte on High Street
  • Residence of Kip Krieger and Vernyce Dannells on Naniloa
  • Residence of Dr Steven and Althea Moser on Naniloa
  • Residence of William M and Kathleen McKeon on Naniloa
  • Office Building of Dr. David Sheetz on Kaohu