‘Iolani Palace’s New Tour Provides a Behind-the-Ropes Look at Rooms and Collection You Won’t See on Display
As I stand at the edge of the dining table in ‘Iolani Palace, I should be marveling at the 150-year-old Parisian porcelain dinnerware inlaid with the royal coat of arms; soaking in palace historian Zita Cup Choy’s stories. Instead, the fact that I have passed through the stanchions that kept
Iolani Palace’s financial struggle due to the pandemic appeared to find a lifeline in the $16 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program run by the Small Business Administration, but the fine print makes the National Historic Landmark ineligible to receiving funding.
Kamehameha Schools and Kaunamano Farm donated a total of $10,000 to ‘Iolani Palace as part of a fundraiser in support of the ongoing operations of the historic landmark that has been severely impacted by the downturn of tourism as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Becker Communications, Inc Jocelyn Collado, (808) 392-5737 – cell Leilani Lee, (808) 385-0495 – cell IOLANI PALACE ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF THE 2020 QUEEN KAPIOLANI EVENING TOURS HONOLULU (December 9, 2020) – Iolani Palace announced the cancellation of the 2020 Queen Kapiolani Evening Tours. The annual
What started as an effort to support an iconic Hawaiian landmark during the pandemic has raised thousands of dollars and is now expanding.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2020 DTL’s Actions of Aloha Cards Raise $10,000 for ‘Iolani Palace HONOLULU – Earlier this year, DTL (detail) launched an Actions of Aloha initiative to inspire self-love, enact change, and remind us that aloha knows no bounds. What began as an idea on social media in response to COVID, developed into a deck of cards with
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jocelyn Collado or Zack Chan Becker Communications, Inc. (808) 533-4165 IOLANI PALACE SEEKS NEW VOLUNTEERS TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND FROM LOCAL COMMUNITY HONOLULU (July 21, 2020) – Stay connected! Give of your time and talents as a new volunteer for The Friends of Iolani Palace.
IOLANI PALACE RECEIVES $50,000 FROM ‘IOLANI, INC. FACE MASKS SALES Popularity of limited-edition masks exceeded expectations HONOLULU (July 20, 2020) – The Friends of Iolani Palace received a $50,000 donation from ‘IOLANI, Inc. and the Kawakami Family from proceeds of a limited-edition face mask print. “We were completely amazed by
Iolani Palace recently received a large monetary gift from Princess Abigail Kawananakoa to support the nation’s only royal residence as it reopens.