Hours Of Operation
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Docent-Led Tour, Self-Led Audio Tour, Hawaii's Royal Connection to Japan, Chamberlain's Tour
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Docent-Led Tour
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Self-Led Audio Tour, Chamberlain's Tour
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Self-Led Audio Tour
Palace Shop: Wednesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Iolani Palace will be closed on:
Monday, May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day
Monday, July 5, 2021 - Independence Day
Monday, September 6, 2021 - Labor Day
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - Thanksgiving
Saturday, Christmas 25, 2021 - Christmas
Friday, December 31, 2021 - New Year's Eve
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR VISIT
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
- 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.
The following are not allowed inside Iolani Palace:
- Large bags
- Food and beverages
Service animals are permitted on the premises. We ask that you notify the reservations office and/or the cashiers before entering Iolani Palace.