Lei Contest!

Post your best, most creative lei creations on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #dohleicontest for a chance to win a VIP tour of Queen Emmaʻs Summer Palace or Hulihe‘e Palace for four (4) and a special gift basket of Daughters of Hawai‘i swag valued at $150! Contest Rules: The

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Hānaiakamalama Restoration Update

Aloha kakahiaka, While restoration of the Edinburgh Room continues to progress, we wanted to give you an update on some of the other projects that are underway as well. Work on the front steps leading up to Palace continues. Plans to incorporate the coral blocks are moving forward with the intention

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Welcome to Our 2021 Board of Directors

Aloha kakahiaka, Happy March to you all! As spring approaches, bringing growth and vitality to the world around us, it also brings changes to the Daughters of Hawai‘i. This past Friday, we hosted our 2021 Virtual Annual Membership Meeting. A main point of interest at the meeting was saying mahalo

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A Valentine’s Day Remembrance

Aloha kakahiaka, In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, which is right around the corner, it seems appropriate to look back on a news article from July 18, 1906. While it is not a love note per se, the author mentions Hānaiakamalama with fond remembrance and reverence. In the article, Jas

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Buried Treasure

Aloha kakahiaka, We’re back with more intriguing news to share. Here at Hānaiakamalama, demolition work continues at a steady pace. Work in the Edinburgh Room has exposed the exterior siding from the back wall of the original home. This back wall of the Palace was covered up in 1864 with

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Hidden Features Revealed

Aloha kakahiaka, One week into the restoration project and demolition work has already revealed some exciting discoveries! We’ve uncovered long forgotten windows and doors! For years, the skeletal frame of the old doors were hidden within the walls of the Edinburgh Room. The floor-to-ceiling windows surely allowed for ample sunlight

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