Hawai‘i State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., reflects many Hawaiian elements. The sunken legislative chambers in the 1969 structure rise to an open crown, resembling a volcano. Reflecting pools symbolize the ocean, and fluted concrete columns suggest palm trees. The executive chambers house the governor’s and lieutenant governor’s offices. Much of the governor’s office is paneled in native koa wood, and portraits of past governors adorn the walls.
Brochures for a self-guiding tour may be obtained outside Room 415.