Tag: Kakaako

Kaka’ako Street Art March 2019

Kaka’ako is a community of Honolulu best known for the dozens of large mural art that can be found on many of its commercial buildings. Kaka’ako is a mixed zone community located northwest of Waikiki and south of the downtown and Chinatown area.

The Royal Brewery Building

The Royal Brewery building on Queen Street is a landmark in the downtown area. It features a distinctive decorative facade and is the oldest remaining structure associated with brewing in the state of Hawaii. It was constructed from materials shipped in from San Francisco and New York in 1899-1900, and was the original home of …

Old Historic Kaka’ako Fire Station

The old Kaka’ako Fire Station was built in 1929 in the Spanish Mission style. The Kakaako station is unusual in that the big fire doors slide to the side rather than up. This historic building is considered to be haunted. The historic Kaka’ako fire station was active from 1929 until 1973; It is now a museum housing …