OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Waialua Courthouse

Photo: Waialua Courthouse

Waialua Courthouse is a one-acre property that OHA leases on the North Shore of Oʻahu from the Department of Land and Natural Resources. 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.

Unfortunately due to COVID related gathering restrictions as recommended by the CDC and the State of Hawaii, this facility is closed to the public until further notice.

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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