IOLANI PALACE ANNOUNCES HE MELE LAHUI HAWAII PROGRAM

IOLANI PALACE ANNOUNCES HE MELE LAHUI HAWAII PROGRAM Featuring ongoing performances by famed Hawaiian entertainer Kuuipo Kumukahi HONOLULU (February 14, 2019) – In an effort to convey the monarchy era splendor of this historic landmark to visitors from around the world, Iolani Palace recently announced its new He Mele Lahui

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IOLANI PALACE CREATES KAHILI IN HONOR OF QUEEN KAPIOLANI

IOLANI PALACE CREATES KAHILI IN HONOR OF QUEEN KAPIOLANI Reproduction artifacts on display in Queen’s Bedroom HONOLULU (Feb. 12, 2019) – In a continued effort to enrich the visitor experience and restore Queen Kapiolani’s bedroom to its monarchy era splendor, Iolani Palace installed two new kahili following cultural protocol on

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Aloha Friday: Iolani Palace

Iolani Palace Education Director Keahe Davis met up with ABC7 News Meteorologist Drew Tuma to share some of its history.

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6 Fairytale Castles in the U.S.

Iolani Palace is selected as one of The Discoverer’s six favorite castles in the U.S.

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IOLANI PALACE COMMISSIONS KINI ZAMORA TO EXPAND ALII GARMENT REPRODUCTION PROJECT

Award-winning designer to re-create pieces worn by King Kalakaua, Queen Kapiolani, and Princess Kaiulani HONOLULU (Jan. 8, 2019) – Hawaiian royal fashion will be front and center once again at Iolani Palace as Kini Zamora takes a turn at re-creating garments worn by the Hawaiian monarchy, including King Kalakaua’s uniforms

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Hawaii Pulic Radio: Museums of the Future

Read and listen to Executive Director Kippen de Alba Chu’s interview with Hawaii Public Radio regarding the Symposium on Decolonizing the Museum.

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Da Best Hawaii Visits Iolani Palace

Olena Heu from Da Best Hawaii sat down with our Historian and Docent Educator, Zita Cup Choy, as she shared stories of Iolani Palace.

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Royal Gifts to Prussian Monarchs Returned to Iolani Palace

Read about this piece of Hawaiian Historys’ return to the islands.

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ROYAL GIFTS TO PRUSSIAN MONARCHS RETURNED TO IOLANI PALACE

ROYAL GIFTS TO PRUSSIAN MONARCHS RETURNED TO IOLANI PALACE Donation from Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation showcase international relationships HONOLULU (April 30, 2018) – Gifts from King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani given to the wife of Kaiser Wilhelm II, King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany, have been donated back to

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IOLANI PALACE LAUNCHES NEW NA MOOLELO LECTURE SERIES

IOLANI PALACE LAUNCHES NEW NA MOOLELO LECTURE SERIES Presentations to discuss Hawaiian History and Culture, and Museum Practices HONOLULU (April 17, 2018) – On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Dr. Ronald Williams, Jr. of the Hawaii State Archives will highlight how the vast archive of Native Hawaiian language documents are providing

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