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Iolani Palace

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Address: 364 South King Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808 522 0822
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The home of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani in the 19th century, this...
The home of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani in the 19th century, this palace is open on a limited basis to the public. Reservations recommended.
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Our granddaughters loved our visit to the palace. I always like to add a bit of history to our vacations

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Our granddaughters loved our visit to the palace. I always like to add a bit of history to our vacations

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Oahu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A definite place to put on your list of things to see. A lot of history here. Do a guided tour, which is usually offered in the morning. They have self guided audio tours available mid day to 4:30 pm. Meter parking on property and nearby.

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Brandon, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Iolani Palace is a great museum and I highly recommend dedicating a few hours to tour the palace and learn a lot about Hawaii's rich history. The palace is immaculately maintained, even requiring visitors to wear cloth covers on their shoes to preserve the beautiful floors. The audio tour is a must: very informative and self-paced, with the ability to... More 

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This palace marks a historical period for the development of Hawaii and the roots or foundation from which Hawaii grew from. Polynesian islands come together to create this great island and this palace represents one of the earliest time periods.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Since Hawaii is the only state in our country that had their kings and queens in the old days, visiting Iolani Palace is a must when you go to Hawaii. Everything in the palace is well kept. The day we visited the palace, the Royal Hawaiian Band was performing in the garden area. You can hum along with most of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you are at all interested in the history of Hawaii, you must visit the Iolani Palace. The artwork is exquisite and the palace itself is very beautiful.

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jacksonville fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Visited this by chance and what a surprise. This gem is worth the visit and full of interesting history.

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Heber City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Absolutely worth the visit. Hawaii has a rich culture that was stuck between a tribal history, a new monarchy, and capitalistic society that wanted to take over. Very interesting to see how the palace was used. It has been restored to all of its original grandeur.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was a terrific tour and history lesson. To hear and see the history of Hawaii was a real eye opener. The restoration of the building was very well done. Recommend touring the site if possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very knowledgeable docents and a must see for people that have no idea Hawaii was once an autonomous country

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Additional Information about Iolani Palace

Address: Address: 364 South King Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: 808 522 0822
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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