Queen Emma Summer Palace

For a truly Hawaiian experience, Queen Emma Summer Palace provides you and your guests with historic charm and unparalleled island beauty. Once the summer retreat home to Hawai‘i’s royal family, Queen Emma Kaleleonālani Rooke, her husband Kamehameha IV, and their son Prince Albert Edward from 1857 to 1885, Queen Emma Summer Palace is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites and is a historic residence located in lush Nu‘uanu Valley on O‘ahu. Queen Emma Summer Palace offers two venues; Prince Albert Terrace and Emmalani Hale and Courtyard to host your unforgettable wedding ceremony and reception, destination wedding, meeting, reunion and special event. The grounds offer a tropical backdrop for the perfect photo shoot, wedding photos or family photos.



At the heart of this historic residence is the main house with its charming green shutters and colonial-style pillars, greeting your guests with a quaint ambiance that will set the tone for the rest of the evening. The Prince Albert Terrace envelops your guests in lush tropical greens of Nu‘uanu Park, cool breezes, and the scent of Hawaiian rain while Emmalani Hale and Courtyard provide a unique open-air/indoor experience. And for a very unique experience, your guests are welcome to enter the Queen Emma Summer Palace to view rare and unique artifacts from the era of the Hawaiian Kingdom and Hawai‘i’s monarchy. View Rental Brochure

To schedule a site visit, please call Queen Emma Summer Palace at (808) 595-6291.



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Out of 8,000+ locations, Queen Emma Summer Palace won the “Best of 2016” weddingspot.com award!