Historic Building of ’30s to Be Razed Soon
Honolulu Hale Sold to Frank Godfrey for $10
Honolulu Hale, build about 1836 by Kamehameha III, which was sold today for $10.
Historic Honolulu Hale sold for $10 to one lone bidder Frank Godfrey, today at noon when King Kalakaua’s dinner bell called together a small group of spectators to witness the last event in the life of the building. Within 60 days the building will be torn down and the ground upon which it stands will be cleared of all traces of it, according tothe agreement which the purchaser signed after the auction. The auction was conducted by Elmer L. Schwarzberg of James F. Morgan Co. and in the curious crowd were a number of Honolulu’s kamaainas—old-timers. Continue reading