Originally Posted by blucher
What an unusual building your skyscraper is. It appears someone wanted to make a tall building so he tossed in a clock tower, double flagstaffs and a tunnel where none was required.
I'm half surprised it's not a lighthouse too.
So it was modernized. I took this picture for the NightOut Drawing. But I stand correct. This WAS Hawaii's FIRST "skyscraper"...
Aloha Tower From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
The Aloha Tower has been greeting vessels to port at Honolulu Harbor since September 11, 1926.
Location: Honolulu, HI
Architect: Arthur L. Reynolds
Architectural style(s): Late Gothic Revival
Governing body: State
Added to NRHP: May 13, 1976
NRHP Reference#: 76000660 
The tower in day light (1959 )The Aloha Tower is a lighthouse that is considered one of the landmarks of the state of Hawaii in the United States. Opened on September 11, 1926, the Aloha Tower is located at Pier 9 of Honolulu Harbor. It has and continues to be a guiding beacon welcoming vessels to the City and County of Honolulu. Just as the Statue of Liberty greeted hundreds of thousands of immigrants each year to New York City, the Aloha Tower greeted hundreds of thousands of immigrants to Honolulu. At 10 stories and 184 feet (56 m) of height topped with 40 feet (12 m) of flag mast, for four decades the Aloha Tower was the tallest structure in Hawaii. It was built in the Hawaiian Gothic architectural style