Kamaaina Sundays

Once a month, the Palace offers complimentary tickets to kamaaina guests. Local visitors may choose from the Guided Tour or Self-Led Audio Tour. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Guided tours: 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Audio tours: 12 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Last ticket sold at 3:45 p.m.

A Hawaii state ID, Hawaii driver’s license, or Active Military Identification is required to receive complimentary tickets. Malihini (visitors) may purchase tickets at the regular price.

2019 Kamaaina Sundays

  • January 13
  • February 10
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12
  • June 9
  • July 20 & 21 - Prince Lot Hula Festival
  • August 11
  • September 1 - Onipaa Celebration
  • October 6 - Children & Youth Day
  • November 10
  • December 8

The Palace Shop

The Palace Shop will be open from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on Kamaaina Sundays. The Shop carries books and gifts related to Iolani Palace, the Hawaiian Monarchy and Hawaiian history & heritage.

Kamaaina May Also Enjoy

Download the official Iolani Palace mobile app for iPhones and Androids. Explore the Palace Grounds and navigate the various landmarks – from the Barracks to the Throne Room – with ease using an interactive map.

Hear captivating stories that took place within Palace walls by simply raising your device to your ear as you approach the landmark. Audio tour guide Puunui Wong will transport you back in time as you learn more about how our last reigning monarchs lived.

Download the Iolani Palace app by visiting the App Store on your device:

iPhone App Store

Android Google Play