Facility Rental

Rent Our Facilities

The Hulihe‘e Palace beautiful oceanfront location is a unique and prestigious site for your special event. If you are planning a wedding reception, cocktail party, a casual get together, or even a formal dinner, Hulihe‘e Palace is an ideal location.

Situated on Ali‘i Drive in Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawai‘i, Hulihe‘e Palace was built in 1838 as the vacation residence of Hawaiian royalty and to this day contains unique and priceless artifacts and treasures of the Hawaiian people. The Palace grounds set the stage for a perfect sunset wedding, as sounds of the ocean float over you and your guests. The spacious entry hall provides a gracious setting to welcome your loved ones. On a trip to California, King Kalākaua acquired several redwood pillars, which combined with a marble bust, still watches over the entry hall today. Portraits of various monarchs, King Kalākaua's writing desk and several pieces of koa furniture complete the furnishings of the entry hall. Outdoor events are held year round and you can be sure your guests will marvel in the surrounding architecture and historical significance of the venue. Shaded by Hala and Palm trees, the lush lawn of Hulihe‘e Palace is perfect for a simple ceremony or lavish reception as it provides a peaceful ambiance to celebrate your special day.

Contact us to schedule your visit!

Please fill out our facility rental inquiry form so we may better understand your needs and be prepared when we contact you about your event. For questions or to schedule a site visit, contact our Rental Coordinator, Sunshine Chip at rentals@daughtersofhawaii.org or call (808) 731-3033.

Requirements to book a space

  • Complete an online facility inquiry form
  • Meet with our Rental Coordinator to discuss timing and space options
  • Sign a rental contract a minimum 60 days prior to your event
  • Sign a rental contract and provide a non-refundable deposit of $600 in order to reserve a date

Inquiry Form Download terms & conditions

Rental Details

Rental fees are based on the number of people attending and type of event.

  • Site rental is available for nine hours between 9 AM and 10 PM.
  • 350 guest maximum*
  • Fee starts at $1,000
  • Member discount applies.

Rental rates for larger parties available upon request. Any request for times other than what is listed is subject to over time charges and approval by Daughters of Hawai‘i.

Rental Inquiry Form

Sunshine Chip
Rental Coordinator
Tel: (808) 731-3033

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