Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu Photos

The Hawaii Statehouse (1969) is built around a courtyard & surrounded by reflecting pool making it unique among U.S. state capitols. It was designed by Belt, Lemon & Lo + John Carl Warnecke & Assoc. It replaced the royal Iolani Palace (1882) which housed the legislature after 1893.

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Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Hawaii State Capitol where columns suggest royal palm trees, reflecting pools symbolize ocean, & cone shaped legislative chambers symbolize volcanoes. Honolulu, HI.Facade of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Facade of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Hawaii State Capitol (1968) (Beretania & Punchbowl Sts.). Honolulu, HI. Style: International. Architect: John Carl Warnecke & Belt Lemmon & Lo. On National Register.Hawaii State Capitol (1968) where columns suggest royal palm trees, reflecting pools symbolize ocean, & cone shaped legislative chambers symbolize volcanoes. Honolulu, HI.Facade of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Facade of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
State seal on Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Columns of Hawaii State Capitol against Honolulu skyline. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard balconies of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard blue roof open to sky of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
State seal on Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Columns of Hawaii State Capitol against Honolulu skyline. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard balconies of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard blue roof open to sky of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Senate entrance on courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Columns around courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Open interior of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard blue roof open to sky of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Senate entrance on courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Columns around courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Open interior of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Central courtyard blue roof open to sky of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Aquarius mosaic in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Aquarius mosaic by Tadashi Sato in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Details of Aquarius mosaic by Tadashi Sato in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Block walls representing volcanoes at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Aquarius mosaic (1969) in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Aquarius mosaic (1969) by Tadashi Sato in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Details of Aquarius mosaic (1969) by Tadashi Sato in central courtyard of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Block walls representing volcanoes at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Block walls representing volcanoes at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Tapestry by Ruthadell Anderson in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Acacia Koa wood seats in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Block walls representing volcanoes at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Tapestry (1969) by Ruthadell Anderson in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Acacia Koa wood seats in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Acacia Koa wood railings in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Acacia Koa wood desks of Speaker in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Senate chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Tapestry by Ruthadell Anderson in Senate chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Acacia Koa wood railings in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Acacia Koa wood desks of Speaker in House of Representatives chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Senate chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Tapestry (1969) by Ruthadell Anderson in Senate chamber of Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Statue of Father Damien at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Father Damien by Marisol Escobar at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Father Damien looks at armed services memorial & Punchbowl crater. Honolulu, HI.Capitol memorial dedicated to men & women of State of Hawaii who have served in armed forces of the United States with Eternal Flame sculpture by Bumpei Akaji. Honolulu, HI.
Statue of Father Damien at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Father Damien (1969) by Marisol Escobar at Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Father Damien looks at armed services memorial & Punchbowl crater. Honolulu, HI.Capitol memorial dedicated to men & women of State of Hawaii who have served in armed forces of the United States with Eternal Flame sculpture by Bumpei Akaji. Honolulu, HI.
Statue of Queen LiLi'uoka Lani by Marianna Pineda between 'lolani Palace & Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Queen LiLi'uoka Lani by Marianna Pineda against downtown Honolulu skyline. Honolulu, HI.

Statue of Queen LiLi'uoka Lani (1980) by Marianna Pineda between 'lolani Palace & Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Statue of Queen LiLi'uoka Lani (1980) by Marianna Pineda against downtown Honolulu skyline. Honolulu, HI.


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