IOLANI PALACE LAUNCHES MOBILE APP TO PROVIDE NEW EXPERIENCE

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

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ELECTRIC LIGHTING OF KINGDOM OF HAWAII IN 1888 RECEIVES GLOBAL RECOGNITION AS AN IEEE MILESTONE

ELECTRIC LIGHTING OF KINGDOM OF HAWAII IN 1888 RECEIVES GLOBAL RECOGNITION AS AN IEEE MILESTONE Iolani Palace honored for lighting the way HONOLULU (March 12, 2018) – The electric lighting of Hawaii, which began in 1887 with the lighting of Iolani Palace, will be honored by IEEE, the world’s largest

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IOLANI PALACE SEEKS PASSIONATE DOCENTS

IOLANI PALACE SEEKS PASSIONATE DOCENTS TO SHARE ITS RICH HISTORY WITH VISITORS HONOLULU – Iolani Palace will be offering a seven-week Docent Training Course for individuals who have a passion for Hawaiian history and enjoy interacting with people of all ages. The training will expand participants’ knowledge of the Palace

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NEW LED LIGHTING AT IOLANI PALACE BRIGHTENS HISTORY AND SAVES ENERGY

NEW LED LIGHTING AT IOLANI PALACE BRIGHTENS HISTORY AND SAVES ENERGY **Retrofit Project Brings Interior Rooms to Life and Illuminates the Hawaiian Flag at Night** HONOLULU (Aug. 28, 2017) –Iolani Palace has created an energy-efficient future without compromising its historic past through a LED Retrofit Project. The project included the

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MONARCHY WARDROBE SETTING TRENDS AT IOLANI PALACE

MONARCHY WARDROBE SETTING TRENDS AT IOLANI PALACE Alii Gown Reproductions Exhibited Throughout Royal Residence HONOLULU (January 2017) – The newest additions to Iolani Palace’s collections feature the timeless flare of royal fashion and style with four gowns from the Alii Gown Reproduction Project. The pieces are recreations of dresses worn

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IOLANI PALACE HONORS BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN KAPIOLANI WITH EVENING TOURS

IOLANI PALACE HONORS BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN KAPIOLANI WITH EVENING TOURS HONOLULU (Nov. 28, 2016) – The Friends of Iolani Palace invites visitors to view the Palace by moonlight in honor of Her Majesty Queen Kapiolani’s birthday. On Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 28 and Dec. 29, 2016, evening tours of the

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IOLANI PALACE UNVEILS SECOND DRESS IN ALII GOWN REPRODUCTION PROJECT

IOLANI PALACE UNVEILS SECOND DRESS IN ALII GOWN REPRODUCTION PROJECT Ostrich Feather Gown worn by Queen Liliuokalani to be previewed at Bloomingdale’s HONOLULU (October 11, 2016) – As part of its mission to share and celebrate the living restoration of Iolani Palace and its place in Hawaiian history, the Friends

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REYN SPOONER CELEBRATES THE FRIENDS OF IOLANI PALACE 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL PRINT

REYN SPOONER CELEBRATES THE FRIENDS OF IOLANI PALACE 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL PRINT Proceeds to Support Restoration, Preservation and Conservation Efforts HONOLULU (June 22, 2016) – Royal fashion hits the streets as Reyn Spooner designs Iolani Palace, a limited edition aloha print to honor The Friends of Iolani Palace’s 50th

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IOLANI PALACE FIRST IN HAWAII TO USE 3D SCANNING TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL TOURS

IOLANI PALACE FIRST IN HAWAII TO USE 3D SCANNING TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL TOURS HONOLULU (April 5, 2016) – Iolani Palace has partnered with LNG3D Hawaii to create the first 3D model of a Hawaii historic site that allows online visitors to virtually tour the iconic royal residence. The online tour

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IOLANI PALACE SEEKS PASSIONATE DOCENTS TO SHARE ITS RICH HISTORY WITH VISITORS

IOLANI PALACE SEEKS PASSIONATE DOCENTS TO SHARE ITS RICH HISTORY WITH VISITORS HONOLULU (Feb. 3, 2016) – Iolani Palace will be holding a twelve-week Docent Training Course for those who are interested in Hawaiian history and enjoy interacting with individuals of all ages. The training will expand participants’ knowledge of

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