::ʻIolani Palace


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The Iolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with Kamehameha III under the Kamehameha Dynasty (1845) and ending with Queen Liliʻuokalani (1893) under the Kalākaua Dynasty, founded by her brother, King David Kalākaua. It is located in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu in the U.S. state of [[Hawaii|Hawai]]. It is now a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Kamehameha III, IV, V, and Lunalilo had their official royal residences in this location as well.

After the monarchy was overthrown in a coup d'état by Americans in 1893, the building was used as the capitol building for the Provisional Government. Following that, the Republic, Territory, and State of Hawai used it as the capitol until 1969. The palace was restored and opened to the public as a museum in 1978.

ʻIolani Palace sections
Intro  History  Kal\u0101kaua's \u02bbIolani Palace   Palace restoration  Representation in media  References  External links  

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