This is the "house of the heavenly King" and was designed as a palace in 1874. It now houses the supreme Court and the judiciary history center. The Royal Palace is opposite. Parking lot onsite.
About Ali'iolani Hale
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Nice place to see if you've got an extra hour. It's right across the street from the Iolani Palace, easy to visit after seeing the palace. Nice architecture. The Kamehameha statue is out front.
Perhaps because it is still a government building, home of the state Supreme Court, instead of a museum, the Ali'iolani Hale seems to be somewhat overlooked even by those tourists who do explore downtown, the Iolani Palace, etc. It was built in the early 1870s...More
On our way by local bus to China Town for lunch we stopped at Aliiolani Hale, what a lovely building , very impressive and free to visit . It was built by Lota Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V who became King in 1863. Opened in 1874 it...More
Downtown Honolulu with all of its architectural beauties is well worth spending some time in. Pull yourself away from Waikiki and go visit.
The building is a gorgeous piece of architecture which an interesting history. A must visit for Hawaii Five-0 fans!
Early evening is best when viewing this statue and building, all the traffic will subside by then. Then come again in the evening and take great pictures...I've been told if u looking across the street at the palace u may see a ghost.
I loved this place. The tour guide was full of interesting detail into the lives and motivations of the royal family. The palace was restored beautifully, uncovering hidden niches, beautiful carving, stained glass lights and the most modern of amenities of the day. The monarchs...More