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18″ x 14″
The Kakaako Pumping Station opened in 1900 to serve as Honolulu’s first sewerage pumping station. It was replaced in 1940 with a larger facility. The military used it for medical offices during World War 2. After that it remained empty for more than 70 years. It was recently restored and now serves as a facility for senior citizens.
It was built with local lava blocks. It was designed by Oliver Traphagen who also designed the iconic Moana Hotel.
It was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.