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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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Hulihe‘e Palace is located in historic Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i, on Ali‘i Drive. Once a summer vacation home for Hawaiian royalty, today Hulihe‘e Palace is a museum showcasing Victorian artifacts from the era of King Kalākaua and Queen Kapi‘olani.
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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 weeks ago

A real Hawaiian palace on beautiful grounds. Staff tour was very informative. Also a bonus view of the ocean.

1  Thank TheDude23112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

compared to earlier habitation , was considered pretty nice for the royalty of the island , interesting artifacts , a little sparse in content

1  Thank ALLENT7V
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Hulihe'e Palace is a wonderful place to visit. It gives you a glimpse of the Hawaiian history and culture. It is well maintained and a beautiful location. I found it to be very interesting. There is a little gift shop on the property with...More

1  Thank littletraveler410
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A beautiful piece of Hawaiian history (along with the church across the street. Lots to see without taking up to much of your leisure time while in Kailua-Kona.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Touring historical buildings is not what comes to mind when you think of Hawaii. But this place is worth a stop. The building is interesting and well maintained. It is on a beautiful location right on the ocean. The history behind the island and the...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

So worth the price of admission. It was like visiting a museum and the view, is beyond words. Loved it.

Thank oscarandrafikismom
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This special place is just a short walk from the "King Kam" hotel, and has lots of green lawn and great oceans views. Various "celebrations" are held here, and there are a few craft fairs held on weekends. Of course there is the Palace...its worth...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really enjoyed the tour here of the palace. Wonderful history and appreciation for the Hawaiian Culture.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Right in the middle of Kailua-Kona is a Victorian house with historical furniture, Hawaiian weapons, ritual items, portraits of the last royal family from Kamehameha I - V, and interesting historical tidbits. It is regrettable that one cannot take photographs, but it's special just to...More

Thank Cinerina
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The palace is a beautiful home, with amazing woodwork and stunning furniture. The history is very interesting, so please allow the guide at the door to give you the entire history. The past history has a large effect on the current status of Hawaii land...More

Thank Patricia D
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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.
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)
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.