List of Hawaiian royal residences

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This is a list of residences once occupied by Hawaiian royalties and nobility during the Kingdom of Hawaii. Few can be referred to as palaces; most were private residences used by the aliʻi

Royal residences[edit]

Residence Location Occupant Current Status
ʻĀinahau Honolulu Kaʻiulani Estate willed to the City of Honolulu for a park; the house burned down in early 1900s; the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel was built on the ground
Brick Palace Lāhainā Kaʻahumanu Built by Mr. Mela [Miller] and Mr. Keka ‘ele’ele for Kaahumanu. Used by Kamehameha when he moved his court to this location. Seat of the Hawaiian Kingdom for years. Converted into storage shed and later torn down; only the foundation and a memorial plaque remain
Haimoeipo Honolulu Queen Kalama, Victoria Kamāmalu Lunalilo? now site of the State Capitol
Haleʻākala (ʻAikupika) Honolulu Bernice Pauahi Bishop & Liliʻuokalani converted to the Arlington Hotel which was later torn down; ??
Halekamani Lāhainā Nāhienaena sold to Gorham D. Gilman; ?
Hale Puila (or Piula) Lāhainā Kamehameha III converted into courthouse after capital transvered to Honolulu, stones reused to construct new courthouse in 1858; only stone foundation remain [1]
Hāliʻimaile Honolulu, corner of King and Richards streets Boki and Kuini Liliha, later Victoria Kamāmalu and Lot Kapuāiwa  ?
Hamohamo Waikīkī Liliʻuokalani  ?
Hānaiakamālama (Queen Emma Summer Palace) Nuʻuanu (2913 Pali Highway) Queen Emma converted into museum by the Daughters of Hawaii
Healani (Kalākaua's Boathouse) Honolulu Harbor Kalākaua  ?
Helumoa (Royal Groves) Waikīkī Kamehameha V part of Bishop Estates; the royal cottage no longer exist; the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center is on the spot but the royal coconut groves still remain
Honuakaha Honolulu Queen Kapiolani private residence of Queen Kapiolani near the corner of Queen and Punchbowl streets; ?
Huliheʻe Palace Kailua-Kona Keʻelikōlani converted into museum by the Daughters of Hawaii in 1927
Ihikapukalani and Kauluhinano Honolulu Kamehameha IV, Queen Emma, Albert Kamehameha Smaller royal residence next to the Iolani Palace; the makai side was known as Kauluhinano, and the mauka side was known as Ihikapukalani; site of the Hawaii State Archive building
ʻIolani Palace Honolulu Kamehameha III, Kamehameha IV, Kamehameha V, Lunalilo, Kalākaua, Liliʻuokalani original palace torn down to make way for 2nd palace due to termite damage; after the overthrow the 2nd palace became the executive building of the Provisionial Government, the Republic, and the Territory of Hawaii; later converted and remodeled into a museum
Kamakahonu Kailua-Kona Kamehameha I now part of the King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel with the ʻAhuʻena Heiau restored
Kaniakapupu Nuʻuanu Kamehameha III & Queen Kalama abandoned in the mid-1800s and left in ruins; listed in the NRHP
Keʻalohilani Waikīkī Liliʻuokalani  ?
Keōua Hale Honolulu (1302 Queen Emma Street) Keʻelikōlani originally called Kaʻakopua before it burned down in 1873, the 1883 building was converted into a grammar school; razed in 1926 due to termite damage; open as the Central Middle School in 1928
Kīnaʻu Hale Honolulu Kīnaʻu, later Keoni Ana converted into the chamberlain quarters in later years; used for the inauguration ceremony of King Kalākaua in 1874
Marine Residence Waikīkī Lunalilo, later Queen Emma part of Queen Emma's trust; now site of the International Market Place
Marine Residence Kailua-Kona Kamehameha IV he declared his neutrality during the American Civil War from here; ?
Mauna Kilohana Lāwaʻi Queen Emma  ?
Mokuʻula Lāhainā Kamehameha III abandoned in the mid-1800s; converted into a baseball field; now an archaeological site managed by the Friends of Mokuʻula; probable plans to restore the island and lake of Mokuhinia
Muolaulani Kapālama Liliʻuokalani now the site of the Liliuokalani Children's Center
Paoakalani Waikīkī Liliʻuokalani  ?
Papakanene and Mokuaikaua Honolulu Victoria Kamāmalu, Kekūanāoʻa originally the residence of Kalanimoku, on the south side of the Honolulu Fort
Pualeilani Waikīkī Kalākaua, Queen Kapiʻolani, Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole willed to the City of Honolulu by Prince Kūhiō; became the Kuhio Beach
Rooke House Honolulu Queen Emma during the 1900s it was a kindergarten named Queen Emma Hall in honor of the last owner of the house. Later the site of Rooke House was occupied by the Liberty Theater (which closed in 1980) and a parking lot.
Ululani Honolulu Victoria Kinoiki Kekaulike willed to be site of maternity home; now site of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children
Waipiʻo Palace Waipiʻo Valley ancient Kings of Hawaii Island destroyed by the King Kahekili II of Maui in the 1700s
Wānanakoa Nuʻuanu Bernice Pauahi Bishop now the site of the Royal Mausoleum
Washington Place Honolulu Liliʻuokalani used as the Governor's mansion; now a museum

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