Credit: NPS Park Cultural Landscapes Program
Kalaupapa and Kalawao Settlements, Kalaupapa National Historical Park. Community buildings at Kalaupapa settlement were typically large and centrally-located. Paschoal Hall, the social hall, was distinguished by its large size, central location, and orientation within an open space surrounded by tall palm trees. The building is generally typical of Hawaiian Plantation Style architecture.
Used to host movies, entertainment, and meetings, the structure illustrates Kalaupapa's administrative strategy of improving the daily life experience of patients. The hall was remodeled in 1935-1936, which included the installation of walks and curbs and the improvements of the grounds.
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