‘Iolani Palace


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Photo: Hawaiʻi's Plantation Village

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Inside Look: Best of HONOLULU Festival 2017

Photo: Kelli Bullock

Enter your child in our Cover Kids Search and eat, play in a garden lit up at night, explore space in film and interactive activities and listen to Jake Shimabukuro for free. Read more

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charity walk princess

Photo: Hawaii Visitor Charity Walk

Smash a Guinness World Record, whack a polo ball and stop invasive species from growing. Read more

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Here are 12 tips for navigating Hawaiʻi's largest free outdoor festival for kids. Plus, where to find free parking. Read more

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Visit five museums for free, frolic by a lagoon, and enter on the final day of the Cover Kids search. Read more

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Photo: Children and Youth Day

Choose from more than 300 free activities, meet pro basketball stars, build with architects, watch a dragon dance or go to a fun fair. Read more

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Photo: Children and Youth Day

The annual free event features more than 300 hands-on activities for kids and families. See our 13 tips for parking, playing and navigating this huge day of fun. Read more

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Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Department of Parks & Recreation

Play in a glowing garden (or get into a light saber fight), visit cows and pigs or browse through thousands of bargain books. Read more

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  • Iolani Palace throne room

    Iolani Palace throne room

    The throne room at 'Iolani Palace is where Hawaiian monarchs entertained their guests.

  • 'Iolani Palace group

    A tour group led by a docent at 'Iolani Palace.

  • Iolani-Palace-diningroom

    Photo: By CCruz-George


    The dining room at 'Iolani Palace.

  • Iolani Palace thrones

    Photo: Courtesy of ʻIolani Palace

    Iolani Palace thrones

    See the Throne Room at ʻIolani Palace on Kamaʻaina Sundays.