Hauoli La Hanau e King Kalakaua

In honor of King Kalakaua’s birthday on November 16, Iolani Palace will hold a weeklong celebration. Festivities include the annual review of the Hawaii Air National Guard’s (HIANG) Royal Guard, an online auction November 12-19, and a Hoolaulea La Hanau dining event which will highlight the King’s 1881 worldwide voyage.

The schedule for King Kalakaua’s birthday celebration is as follows:

  • Online Auction – November 12-19
  • Review of HIANG Royal Guard – November 16
  • Hoolaulea La Hanau dining event – November 19

The online auction is open to all beginning November 12 at noon (HST) and will feature hotel experiences, dining adventures, artwork, jewelry and more. Last bids must be submitted by 8:30 pm (HST) on November 19. Winning bidders will be notified via email.

All proceeds from the online auction and Hoolaulea event will benefit the completion of Iolani Palace’s basement galleries project. Those interested may browse and bid on items beginning on November 12 at noon (HST).


The online auction closes on Saturday, November 19 at 8:30 pm.

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To coordinate your benefits associated with your sponsor level and for any other questions, please contact Pomai Toledo at members@iolanipalace.org or (808) 522-0827.