Kapi’olani Bowl

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Kapi’olani Bowl circa 1958. Photo courtesy of William Bixler

  • Name: Kapi’olani Bowl
  • Address: Corner of Ward Avenue and Kapi’olani Boulevard
  • Opened: 1958
  • Architect: George “Pete” Wimberly
  • Status: Closed: (1992)

 

Notes:

  • Demolished in 1992 and is currently a parking lot. 
  • Developer Jack Myers attempted to build a luxury condominium building named Symphony Park in the early 1990s, but it never came to fruition.
  • More recently, San Diego-based developer OliverMcMillan has partnered with local landowner and automobile dealer Joe Nicolai to build a roughly 400-unit luxury condo called Symphony.

Outrigger Canoe Club

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Recent photo of the Outrigger Canoe Club

  • Name: Outrigger Canoe Club
  • Address: 2909 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815
  • Building Type: Reinforced concrete support beams
  • Opened: 1963
  • Architect: Wimberly Whisenand Allison & Tong /Vladimir Ossipoff & Associates
  • Status: Open!

 

Notes:

  • The Outrigger Canoe Club is a private club founded in 1908 and was originally located between the Moana and Seaside Hotels (where the Royal Hawaiian Hotel is located now).
  • The club had termite issues and was condemned. Bonds were sold and money was raised for a new clubhouse. This 1941 version was designed by Vladimir Ossipoff.
  • They moved to their current location in late 1963.
  • In 1986, placed 6th among buildings that are “best examples of Hawaii Architecture” by Honolulu chapter of AIA.

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