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King Kamehameha Statue

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Address: 417 South King Street Honolulu, Honolulu, Oahu, HI HI 96813
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: In front of the Aliiolani Hale building is the King Kamehameha I Statue...
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.
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The unifier

King Kamehameha was a pretty cool guy. He unified the Hawaiian islands and ruled for a while. This statue is just like the one in the US Capitol, so it's a definite must-see!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The statue of King Kamehameha is really cool to see. It is located very close to the State Capitol building along with the Iolani Palace which was the royal residence of the Kalākaua Dynasty. You can get to it easily using the Waikiki Trolley Red Line. It is very interesting to see Hawaiian history displayed at it's finest.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Very neat to see. Beautiful. A must, especially if you know even part of the history of the Hawaiian islands

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The "King Kamehameha Statue"; which is located on S. King St. is a very popular visitor attraction. There is also a Hawaiian Palace right across the street; which too deserves spending some time; if your interested in Hawaiian history, and artifacts! Parking in this area can be very difficult to find. On street is simply first come, first served. If... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

King Kamehameha was a pretty cool guy. He unified the Hawaiian islands and ruled for a while. This statue is just like the one in the US Capitol, so it's a definite must-see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Worth a stop to take a photo and check out both the statue and the historic buildings nearby. We went on a Sunday so parking was no problem. If you go to the big island, you can see its twin.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Parking in the area is problematic, but we were able to find a metered spot on the other side of the street (still had 14 minutes on it), so stopped and grabbed a quick picture.

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Definitely worth a drive-by if you are in the area, especially if you are not getting over to the Big Island to see the original statue.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

From the 60s TV and the modern version, that famous TV show made this statue a must visit and take a pic. Just like the nearby harbor from the 60s shipwreck show, you will immediately recognize this.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Walk past to grab another great photo. The statue is beautiful and an iconic symbol for Hawaii. King Kamehameha is the warrior king who united the Hawaiian Islands.

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Reading, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Do not make this a destination. If you happen to be there, take a photo. I drove by on the bus and snapped a picture. That was enough for me.

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