Hawaii mansion made famous in ‘Magnum, P.I.’ set to be demolished
HONOLULU — The house made famous in the “Magnum, P.I.” TV series has been scheduled for demolition.
Hawaii News Now reported Tuesday that a demolition permit was issued last week because the building on the southeast coast of Oahu is in disrepair.
Nesbitt was chair of President Barack Obama’s library search committee.
The estate was built in 1933 and isn’t listed on the registry for historic landmarks. The only nearby fixture with any sort of historical protection is the ancient turtle pond next to the property.
Hawaii News Now reports that there is no word yet on what the property will be used for moving forward.
Hillerman died in November 2017 at the age of 84.
The series is getting a reboot . Jay Hernandez will portray Magnum, a decorated ex-navy SEAL who, upon returning from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. Perdita Weeks will potray Juliet Higgins, a disavowed former MI-6 agent.
Filming started in late March on Oahu, according to Hawaii News Now .
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Staff writer Brian C. Rittmeyer contributed to this report.