MASON is honored to receive recognition from HHF for these projects and we were delighted to nominate Ms. Yoklavich for her lifetime contributions to the Preservation community.
Building 97 flight simulators, Photo courtesy of Ralph S Inouye Co Ltd
Recognition for awards are:
Renovation and Addition to Building 97 (Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Education Center)
The project involved a wood WWI II building that was neglected for more than 30 years. Built in 1942, originally the Link Trainer building, Facility 97 served as a combat training site for Navy aviation pilots during World War II. The facility is a contributing feature of the Pearl Harbor National Historic Landmark.
The dilapidated 4,400 SF building was renovated to serve as a modern education center for the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Education.
Rehabilitation of the Coronation Pavilion, located on the ‘Iolani Palace grounds
The Coronation Pavilion was constructed in 1883 to provide a focal point structure for King Kalakaua’s coronation. After the coronation the wood structure was moved to its current location.
The project repaired the extensive concrete spalling of concrete slab and columns, salvaged the original historic glass windows, reconstructed the frames and some window sashes, replaced rotted wood structural elements and door, replaced the decorative arches on the roof while maintaining the historic integrity of the structure.
Restoration of the Queen Emma Summer Place Edinburgh Room
The Queen Emma Summer Palace was constructed in 1847, and the Edinburgh Room was added the Palace in 1864. The project restored the room by removing alterations and restoring the original features including the wallpaper, windows, doors and frames.
Edinburgh Room after construction
Individual Achievement Award
Architectural Historian Ann Yoklavich’s lifetime passion has been to research and record Hawaii’s history through the lens of the built environment. Her investigations into historic properties – both military and civilian - have spanned not only the Hawaiian Islands, but also remote sites throughout the Pacific. As an architectural historian who meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for history, Ms. Yoklavich worked with MASON for over three decades earning a reputation for scholarship, accuracy and rigor. During her time with MASON, she conducted exhaustive research throughout the State of Hawaii as well as in Japan, Guam, Tinian, and Midway Atoll.
About the Preservation Honor Awards
HHF’s Historic Preservation Honor Awards are Hawaii’s highest recognition of projects, organizations, publications or individuals active in preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, or interpretation of the State’s archaeological, architectural, and cultural sites. Recognizing achievements in interpreting, preserving or restoring Hawai‘i’s historic and cultural resources.
The Individual Achievement Award honors a leader in the preservation field who has made achievements in preserving places significant to the history of Hawai’i in either/both site-specific or broad-based efforts.