he Liljestrand House is an outstanding example of architect Vladimir Ossipoff’s work and of mid-twentieth century Hawaiian modern architecture. The mission of the Liljestrand Foundation is to preserve the house and to make that preservation purposeful by opening the house to the public for tours and for charitable, cultural, and educational activities.

Mr. Ossipoff’s designs are known for seamless integration of building and site, elegant orchestration of circulation, clever management of views, and creative mix of modern and natural materials.

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Support from The Friends of the Liljestrand Foundation makes our programming possible and contributes toward the ongoing stewardship of the property.

Please consider contributing to the Liljestrand Foundation’s mission of preservation.



Design Conversation Series Featuring Bahia Shehab

In partnership with Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design, we invite you to join us for an evening of conversation with Lebanese-Egyptian artist, designer and historian, Bahia Shehab. The event will take place on Thursday, August 16th, at 5:30pm...read more

“This is more
  than architecture.
  This is art.

Shigemitshu Takahashi
Kume Sekkei Co., Ltd, Japan
Architecture, Planning, Engineering and Consulting

Plans & Features

Explore the plans and discover clever design features that make the house unique.


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The Liljestrand House is listed on the Hawai‘i State and the United States National Register of Historic Places.


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3300 Tantalus Drive
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822

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