United States Post Office (Lihue, Hawaii)

The U.S. Post Office-Lihue, also known as Lihue Post Office, in Lihue, Hawaii, was built in 1939. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

U.S Post Office, Lihue
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United States Post Office (Lihue, Hawaii) is located in Hawaii
United States Post Office (Lihue, Hawaii)
Location4441 Rice Street, Lihue, Hawaii
Coordinates21°58′46″N 159°22′19″W / 21.97944°N 159.37194°W / 21.97944; -159.37194Coordinates: 21°58′46″N 159°22′19″W / 21.97944°N 159.37194°W / 21.97944; -159.37194
Area0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built1939
ArchitectLouis A. Simon
Architectural styleMission Revival
NRHP reference No.89002011[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 28, 1989

The Mission Revival style architecture of the building is an accommodation to local citizens who did not want the standard neo-classical design of many mainland U.S. post offices.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ H.J. "Jim" Kolva and Steve Franks (August 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Lihue Post Office". National Park Service. and Accompanying five photos, exterior and interior, undated