This is a very pretty and interesting place to see. It doesn't take long and is worth the time. Beautiful art and craftsmanship throughout.
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As the original seat of King Kamehameha's power which remained important, Kailua-Kona is home to a small royal palace which is preserved as a museum. Really more of a lovely, large Georgian house, it is not one would think of normally as a "palace" so...More
Like most places, this place is definitely what you make of it. It's a great piece of Hawaiian history with beautiful artifacts, but to truly appreciate it you should take advantage of the knowledgeable guides. All of them are incredibly knowledgeable and love to talk...More
The staff are passionate about their history! Knowledgeable is an understatement, these folks positively vibrate with enthusiasm while sharing the history of their island and its culture. Toured the Palace recently with some academic-minded friends and the staff answered every question and when it was...More
Filled with original furnishings, artifacts and photos of the Hawaiian royal family, Hulihe Palace is worth a visit. Our tour guide Kalikikea was a very pleasant young man and was genuinely excited to tell us all about the Palace, it's residents, stories about the Hawaiian...More
This palace is a great place to learn a little history and an understanding of the culture of the Hawaiian people. My wife found it very informative and worthwhile. The docents were very knowledgeable and eager to share their information. Although the palace is not...More
This Palace is situated right on the main street and should not be missed. It is a great piece of Hawaiian history. The volunteers are full of information and well worth a visit.
We stopped by for the first tour of the day. We were the only ones on the tour, and the guide (Billy) was among the best we've had at any attraction in our world travels. We were full of questions and he never made us...More