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Hulihe'e Palace

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Hulihe'e Palace

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MissKimBliss wrote a review Apr 2021
San Diego, California552 contributions181 helpful votes
Loved the palace and loved the guide. She was amazingly interesting and one could tell that she loved to relate the stories. Also, This building is chock a block full of Hawaiian history. Its location right on the bay in downtown couldn't be better either. Access is limited due to covid so get online or call and get tickets for a private tour. Only $10 and well worth it.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Rae wrote a review Jan 2021
81 contributions88 helpful votes
Great place to take a tour and to see how the old royalty lived. Call the number on the sign and make a tour reservation, you will be glad you did. Great old house. Neat stuff inside. Wonderful furniture and period clothes. Beautiful grounds and view of the ocean. Tour is a fair price. Senior citizen prices and a discount for the kids. Lots of good info. They are careful to keep every one safe with temperature checks before you enter the house. They are doing their part to help keep Corona in check. Dress code ladies and gents, do not be the ones who show up in tank tops and swim suits and sandy feet. Be respectful!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Shasha wrote a review Jan 2021
Chino Valley, Arizona279 contributions35 helpful votes
Worthy of a visit to read about and understand some of Hawai’I’s royalty and history. Some beautiful furniture including a Koa wood armoire make for King Kalākaua. It took a silver ribbon in the 1889 International Exhibit in Paris. No photos are allowed.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Linda C wrote a review Aug 2020
Moorpark, California1041 contributions590 helpful votes
The Daughters of Hawaii took possession of the summer home of the Hawaiian Royals in 1927 and lovingly maintain it and its contents in this very special museum . It was built in 1838 and is filled with artifacts belonging to the royals (King Kamehameha's long spear, beautifully carved Victorian-style furniture, and royal costumes are some of the highlights.) The views are beautiful and the cooling breeze from the second floor are wonderful on a hot day. VERY worthwhile. A small gift shop to the left of the entrance sells souvenirs and books. Easy walk from the cruise ship tender dock. Very friendly staff.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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TrevsLaLa wrote a review Apr 2020
Sacramento, California30 contributions35 helpful votes
This was near my hotel, so I popped in. Cost was $10. It's a self-tour where you wander through the rooms looking at photos of the old Hawaiian royalty. It's furnished in the period. Very short little tour but enjoyable and interesting learning some Hawaiian history.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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