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Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona: 7 reviews and 14 photos

  Hulihe'e Palace - "Beach House" of Royalty
by KiKitC

Right along Ali'i Drive, on the north end, just south of the King Kamehameha Hotel, is the Hulihe'e Palace. This was built in 1838, this was the royalty's "beach house" for vacations even into the 20th century. Inside is now a museum, with period deco and furniture, as well as portraits of many royals.

Outside the museum, by the water fountain, look for a rock with a hole in it. This "Pohaku Likanaka" was used for executions.

We didn't get to go into the museum. We were at the north end of Ali'i Drive, because that's where the sub departs. Still recovering from the accident, I was whooped and needing some pain meds by the time we got done with the sub.

Admission is $5.00. There are guided tours in many languages.
Open Monday through Saturday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Open Sundays 10:00 am until 4:00 pm
Closed Holidays

Address: 75-5718 Ali'i Drive
Directions: Its located on the north end of Ali'i Drive, close to the King Kamehameha Hotel
othercontact: hulihee@ilhawaii.net
Phone: 808-329-9555
Website: http://www.huliheepalace.org

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 26, 2005
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