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.

Support the Foundation

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.



Repairs & Improvements

We have made a number of repairs and improvements. The frames of the screens below the Diamond Head windows in the living room have been repaired. Over the years the original copper screens have taken on a beautiful green...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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3300 Tantalus Drive
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822

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