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Home > Hawaii > Honolulu > Merchant & Nuuanu Streets, Yokohama Specie Bank Building, 24-32 Merchant Street, Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI



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Item Title


Location
24-32 Merchant Street, Honolulu, HI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS HI-55-D
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Significance: The Yokohama Specie Bank was the first Japanese bank to be established in the Hawaiian islands as a branch of Japan's premier banking establishment. This sophisticated Merchant Street structure reflects the transplanted Japanese people's presence in the community.

Subjects
Banks


Related Names
Kerr, Harry Livingston


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Perspective view of southeast and southwest elevations


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