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Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Hulihe‘e Palace

 
 
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By Joseph Beeman, August 9, 2004
1. Hulihe‘e Palace Marker
Inscription.  Hulihe‘e Palace was built in 1838 by Governor John Adams Kuakini, a companion of Kamehahena I and one of the first Chiefs to take up western ways. Built of coral lava rock and a native woods, it was handsomely furnished. Hulihe'e became the Kailua residence of Princess Ruth governess of Hawaii. King Kalakaua redecorated it for use as his Summer Palace and later it belonged to Prince Jonah Kalaniana'ole, Hawaiian delegate to Congress. In need of repairs for several years, the palace was restored by the Daughters of Hawaii in 1927 for use as a museum.
 
Erected 1927 by Daughters of Hawaii.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 19° 38.335′ N, 155° 59.634′ W. Marker is in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Alii Drive north of Hualalai Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75-5718 Alii Drive, Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ki'ope Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Hawaiian Christian
Hulihe‘e Palace image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, August 9, 2004
2. Hulihe‘e Palace
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Hulihe‘e Palace / Moku‘aikaua Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Niumalu Beach / Kailua Bay (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marine Life (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kailua-Kona.
 
Also see . . .  Hulihe'e Palace, Hawaii. Photos of the building and grounds. (Submitted on April 25, 2006.) 
 
Additional keywords. Hulihee Palace, Hulihe'e Palace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 2,067 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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