E Komo Mai The Daughters of Hawai‘i operate and maintain the Queen Emma Summer Palace on the island of Oʻahu, and Hulihe‘e Palace and the birthplace of Kamehameha III on Hawaiʻi Island. OUR LEGACY The Queen strode through these halls. LEARN MORE Queen Emma Summer Palace Where royals came to unwind. LEARN MORE Hulihe‘e Palace

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Historic Sites

Hulihe‘e Palace


The Palace features beautiful koa wood furniture, ornaments, portraits, tapa, feather work, Hawaiian quilts and artifacts from Hawai‘i’s royal past.

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Queen Emma Summer Palace


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...

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Kauikeaouli Stone

King Kamehameha III's Birthplace

Located at Keauhou Bay, a small enclosure is maintained by the Daughters of Hawai‘i to mark the site of the birth of King Kamehameha III in 1814, the second son of Kamehameha I and Keōpūolani.

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