Palo Hidalla was a renowned Jedi architect of the Jedi Order who lived during the High Republic Era. Hidalla designed the Jedi temple on the Starlight Beacon space station, which was launched in the Galactic Frontier in 232 BBY. The temple that Hidalla designed was the second largest in the galaxy, dwarfed only by the Jedi Temple on Coruscant, the planetary capital of the Galactic Republic.
Behind the scenes
- "The renowned architect himself."
- ―Charles Soule, confirming the character to be a reference to Pablo Hidalgo
Palo Hidalla was mentioned in the 2021 novel The High Republic: Light of the Jedi, written by Charles Soule. Soule confirmed on Twitter that the character's name is a tuckerization of Lucasfilm Story Group executive Pablo Hidalgo.
- The High Republic: Light of the Jedi (First mentioned, simultaneous with The High Republic: Light of the Jedi audiobook)
- The High Republic: Light of the Jedi audiobook (Mentioned only)