Don Hibbard | Regional Design in Hawai‘i, 1921-1941
Wednesday Nov 12 04:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Lecture:
Part of programming for the exhibition Art Deco Hawai‘i.
Hear Don Hibbard discuss the regional movement in Hawai‘i's architecture during the 1920s and 1930s, with a look at its beginnings and some of its major works, as well as its relationship to art deco.
Don Hibbard was for a number of years the architectural historian and administrator of the Hawai‘i State Historic Preservation Office. He has written a number of books, including Buildings of Hawaii, and was co-author of Hart Wood, Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii. He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and on occasion has taught courses at the University of Hawai‘i and Hawai‘i Pacific University in the fields of historic preservation and architectural history. For the past twelve years he has provided heritage specialist services for various architectural firms, governmental agencies, and individuals in Hawai‘i.