IOLANI PALACE LAUNCHES MOBILE APP TO PROVIDE NEW EXPERIENCE
HONOLULU (FINAL) –Iolani Palace has officially launched its mobile app for iPhones and Androids. Users of the app will be able to explore the Palace Grounds and navigate the various landmarks – from the Barracks to the Throne Room – with ease using an interactive map.
“We’re always seeking new ways to elevate the guest experience at the Palace since locals and visitors are already drawn to the Palace’s charm and appeal,” says Friends of Iolani Palace Executive Director Kippen de Alba Chu. “By partnering with Guidekick, Inc., a company that has also developed apps for notable historic museums around the world including Hearst Castle and The Frick Pittsburgh, we’ve freshened up the experience by introducing a technological tool while still giving them a glimpse back in time.”
Guests will also be able to use the app to hear captivating stories surrounding the Palace walls by simply raising their device to their ear as they approach a landmark. Visitors will be led by audio tour guide Puunui Wong, who will transport them back in time to see how our last reigning monarchs lived.
Guests can download the Iolani Palace app by visiting the App Store on their device.