The Daughters of Hawai‘i was founded “to perpetuate the memory and spirit of old Hawai‘i and of historic facts, and to preserve the nomenclature and correct pronunciation of the Hawaiian language.”
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The Daughters of Hawai‘i operates and maintains the Queen Emma Summer Palace and the Hulihe‘e Palace in Kailua-Kona, in addition to the site of Kamehameha III’s birth at Keauhou Bay, Kona.
Hānaiakamalama, The Queen Emma Summer Palace, served as a summer retreat for Queen Emma of Hawai‘i from 1857 to 1885, as well as for her husband King Kamehameha IV, and their son, Prince Albert Edward.
The Palace features beautiful koa wood furniture, ornaments, portraits, tapa, feather work, Hawaiian quilts and artifacts from Hawaii’s royal past.
Both Queen Emma Summer Palace and Hulihe‘e Palace are the perfect place to hold your meeting, party, wedding or reception.
Hānaiakamalama served as a summer retreat for Queen Emma of Hawaii from 1857 to 1885, as well as for her husband King Kamehameha IV, and their son, Prince Albert Edward.
Hulihe‘e Palace, once a summer vacation home for Hawaiian royalty, is a museum showcasing Victorian artifacts from the era of King Kalākaua and Queen Kapi‘olani.
Basic `ukulele classes are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at Emmalani Hale from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm for anyone interested in learning how to play. All are welcome to come! Cost: $10.00 per month Contact: Williama Tai @ (808) 523-8133 or Gerry Miyamoto @ (808) 595-6291
Come and join us for singing! Under the direction of Eddie Akana, the Emmalani Serenaders Chorus meets every Tuesday at Emmalani Hale from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Learn the history about the songs that are sung… All are welcome to come, join in on the singing and have some fun!
A six (6) week session presented by Naomi Clarke Losch about the Hawaiian Language and its origins, alphabet, pronunciation/mispronunciation, place names and personal names as well as local English and other interesting trivia. All are welcome to come! When: Mondays – 3/24, 3/31, 4/07, 4/14, and 4/28 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Emmalani […]
Saturday, March 29, 2014 | 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Free admission!
Daughters of Hawai`i to celebrate Queen Emma’s 178th birthday and exhibit opening of “Kiakahi – A Purposed Journey.” January 2, 2014 The Daughters of Hawai`i will celebrate Queen Emma’s 178th birthday, life and legacy and the opening of a new exhibit on Thursday January 2, 2014, at Hanaiakamalama, Queen Emma Summer Palace. New additions of […]
The Daughters of Hawai`i Annual Christmas Tea was held on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Emmalani Hale. The Emmalani Serenaders and the Kawaiaha`o Boys Youth Choir entertained guests as they enjoyed a selection of specialty teas, a refreshing cranberry punch, and delicious tea sandwiches and sweet treats prepared by Kathy Werner and Leinani Keppeler-Bortles. Mahalo to all of our […]