OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Waialua Courthouse

Waialua Courthouse is a one-acre property that OHA owns on the North Shore of Oʻahu. The historic property provides OHA with an opportunity to help perpetuate Hawaiian culture by preserving a site that can be used to engage in cultural practices. Since 1979, the building has been listed on the state’s Historic Register.

Location:
Ahupuaʻa of Paʻalaʻa
Moku of Waialua
Mokupuni of Oʻahu
66-207 Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa, HI 96712

Acquired: 1998
Size: 1.06 acres
Zoning: Residential
Cost to OHA: 35 year DLNR lease (no cost)
Tenure and use: Long-term lease
Acquisition objective: Provide land base for beneficiaries and beneficiary organizations to gather, meet, plan, practice and perpetuate Hawaiian culture

Features:

  • Single story building with (4) rooms, a court room and (2) restrooms with a basement jail totaling 2,268 square feet.
  • Building listed on the State Historic Register since 1979

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