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Hulihe'e Palace

75-5718 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1702
+1 808-329-1877
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75-5718 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1702
+1 808-329-1877
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank JG T
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank jenedc2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ChScot
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank TikiGoon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit. It has been well cared-for and restored, and seeing the Hawaiian progressiveness through their reigning years is very interesting. There is also an incredible view, so be sure to walk out front!

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank rickol948
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Susy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable and personable. They were able to answer questions and even added additional pieces of information to really add to the experience. Great piece of Hawaiian history.

Thank Jason P
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how far from pier is the Palace? Hoping it is within walking distance.
3 February 2016|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
It is very close, certainly less than a half mile and probably less. We stayed a little south of Hulihee palace and walked to the pier many times. Lots of stores and restaurants on the way.
How much does it cost per person to tour the Palace?
3 November 2015|
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Response from Mommikara | Reviewed this property |
It was $6.00 for each senior and 4 people in our group. Yes, your shoes must be removed but they have paper booties for you to wear while inside. This was in summer. (2015)
Please send me the information on "Wilhelmina's Tee".... we will be in Kona Sept 19 and 20....
28 August 2015|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
This Daugters of Hawaill website should provide the answers you are seeking once the September calendar is up. I cannot attach the link but a simple search should find it.