Hours Of Operation

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  | Self-Led Audio Tour

Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Docent-Led Tour, Self-Led Audio Tour, Hawaii's Royal Connection to Japan, Chamberlain's Tour, Fashion Fit for Royalty Tour

Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Docent-Led Tour, Chamberlain's Tour

Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Self-Led Audio Tour

Saturday: 9  a.m. to 4 p.m. | Self-Led Audio Tour

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Plan Your Visit

Palace Shop: Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Closures

‘Iolani Palace, Palace Shop, Ticket Office, and Administrative Office are closed on:

Monday, January 2, 2023 - New Year's Day (Observed)
Monday, January 16, 2023 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 20, 2023 - Presidents' Day
Monday, March 27, 2023 - Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole Day
Monday, May 29, 2023 - Memorial Day
Monday, June 12, 2023 - King Kamehameha Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 - Fourth of July
Monday, September 4, 2023 - Labor Day
Thursday, November 23, 2023 - Thanksgiving
Monday, November 27, 2023 - Lā Kūʻokoʻa
Monday, December 25, 2023 - Christmas



As Iolani Palace is a sacred place, we kindly ask guests to be dressed in a manner that is respectful of its cultural and historical significance.

  • Shirts and footwear are required; you will also be asked to wear shoe coverings provided by the Palace.
  • Bathing suits and beachwear (including beach coverups) are inappropriate attire and not permitted.
  • Clothing displaying profanity is not allowed.


We encourage Palace visitors to take selfies and share their experiences and are welcome to take photos of the Iolani Palace interior, exterior, and grounds for personal use. The following are not permitted:

  • Flash photography
  • Videotaping
  • Audio recording
  • Tripods/monopods or selfie sticks
  • Extended lenses

Commercial photography is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Film Office.


Children under 5-years-old are free and must be in a front-held infant/child carrier, safely strapped in a stroller provided by Iolani Palace, or holding the hand of an accompanying adult at all times. Personal strollers are not permitted inside the Palace; there is no charge to use a Palace stroller. If the child is being disruptive, Palace personnel will ask that the child be taken outside.


Please respect all roped off areas and obey all posted signs placed throughout the interior and exterior of Iolani Palace.

Personal Belongings

The following are not allowed inside Iolani Palace:

  • Large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Luggage
  • Food and beverages

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted on the premises. We ask that you notify the reservations office and/or the cashiers before entering Iolani Palace.