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Lahaina Historic District

Lahaina, Hawaii
County of Maui.
West side of Maui on HI 30
National Register Number: 66000302
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Historical. The threat level was Threatened in
Congressional District: HI- Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Historic district.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
Long the residence of Maui kings and chiefs, Lahaina preserves the atmosphere of a mid-19th century Hawaiian seaport, when it was a favorite port of call for American whalers. It was also the center of missionary activities.

A large number of improvements are made in the district without permits, and often wood windows are routinely changed out for vinyl clad windows. There are not enough county inspectors to adequately monitor the district.

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