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King Kamehameha Statue

417 South King Street Honolulu, Honolulu, Oahu, HI HI 96813 (Downtown Honolulu)
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Ranked #43 of 161 Attractions in Honolulu
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: In front of the Aliiolani Hale building is the King Kamehameha I Statue. Facing Iolani Palace on the corner of King and Mililani streets, this... more » Owner description: In front of the Aliiolani Hale building is the King Kamehameha I Statue. Facing Iolani Palace on the corner of King and Mililani streets, this landmark depiction of the warrior king who united the Hawaiian Islands emits a sense of strength and unity as he stands with outstretched arms. « less
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 NEW

Stunning What a monument, standing proud in front of the Palace The grounds around the the Palace and Statue are quite something else. You will never see this type of scene in Australia or Europe. A "must see" when in Honolulu

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great statue of the former king. Its gold leaf makes it stand out even more. Easily reached from the Iolani Palace, this statue is well worth a look.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

City tours usually include this statue in their itinerary and some of them manage to find a spot to park for a few minutes. Parking seems to be a bit of a problem for buses and most just stop for a very short time for photos from the bus. The statue is spectacular and well worth a longer visit if... More

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Cincinnati
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99 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were on a tour bus headed to Pearl Harbor when the driver slowed down for photo ops. This is a must see while in Honolulu.

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Australia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I think it would be remiss if you didn't see Kamehameha's statue . To get some understanding of the history surrounding the king, your guide will be more than happy to pass on history of Hawaii's royal history. Very impressive. .

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Canada
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141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

take the city bus in Waikiki to Iolani Palace, the statute is at the front of the palace. Take the tour of the palace as it provides a great overview of the Hawaiian monarchy.

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Midlands
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you watch Hawaii 5-0 then this is a must visit location, it was another beautiful day when we visited and the statue gleams, its impressive and easy to find. Free along with HPD which is really the Aliiolani Hale building behind it.

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Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

If you go downtown Honolulu or visit Iolani Palace,visit this landmark of a real King.it is also a must for Hawaii 5- O fans as this comes in every episode of the show. Just takes a few minutes but nice to see and have some pictures.

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We did a tour which once I found out as a massive Hawaii 50 fan of the show, that we were going there, I was over the moon about. The statue is everything and more. The palace on the same land as the statue was beautiful to take photos of as well and made you feel that you were part... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Being a newly engaged Hawaii five-O fan I wanted to see the statue in person an got the opportunity on my first visit. Which was June 2013 on the way to lunch date and a day at the zoo. It's much more beautiful in person I must say than quick glimpses on a tv screen lol :)

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