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Royal Mausoleum State Monument (Mauna Ala)

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No US flag flying...only Hawai`i. I love it! Not much to this place, since the chapel is closed... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Bath, Maine
Solemn tribute to Hawaiian Royalty

This is just a quick stop but well worth the time. Pull in and pause to pay your respects. Read the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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2261 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-1713
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

No US flag flying...only Hawai`i. I love it! Not much to this place, since the chapel is closed. A few tombs with lots of royalty and important people in them. Quiet, peaceful. Easy to get to.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is just a quick stop but well worth the time. Pull in and pause to pay your respects. Read the book written by Queen Liliuokalani and see her Iolani Palace, Washington Place and then her final resting place

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We visited Hawaii's Royal Mausoleum, Mauna Ala, on a recent stay in Honolulu. The final resting place of all but two of Hawaii's monarchs, the Mausoleum is both a poignant monument to the islands' royal past and a quiet, beautifully landscaped park. This place is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This simple and unique cemetery contains the remains of the royalty of Hawaii. The majority of kings and queens from the monarchy are buried here in 3 major crypts and three special tombs. This is a wonderful place to rest and honor these past rulers...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is not US soil. It's the last holding of The Kingdom of Hawaii. If you are not Hawaiian you are a guest here. Act accordingly. Before visiting stop at a lei shop in Chinatown. Ask for three Ti Leaf Leis. These are men's leis...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Lived on Oahu all my life and it was my first visit to the Royal Mausoleum. Luckily I had a day off to go there since it is only opened Monday thru Friday. Upon entry to the open gates, I was the only one there...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank chris730
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Worth a stop if you are interested in Hawaiian history. The grounds are well kept and there are numerous other places to visit in the same general area.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank tpaterry
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This was one of our stops on our tour of Iolani Palace, and Queen Emma's Summer Palace. Beautiful grounds and lots of history.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Teri T
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Reverent, peaceful last resting place of most of the Hawaiian monarch and their descendants. The ONLY piece of land that remains in Hawaiian kingdom/crown lands. It is sovergin Hawaiian Land. Visit the final resting places of the Kamehameha and Kalakaua lines.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mkaai
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Walking down here from the Queen Emma’s Summer House is well worth it. It only takes about 20 minutes to visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Sam D
21 March 2016|
Response from chris730 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is free. It is opened Monday thru Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.