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King Kamehameha Statue: Tours & Tickets

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In front of the Aliiolani Hale building is the King Kamehameha I Statue. Facing Iolani Palace on the corner of King and Mililani streets, this landmark depiction of the warrior king who united the Hawaiian Islands emits a sense of strength and unity...more
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417 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2943
Downtown Honolulu
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can't go to Honolulu without taking certain photos and the King is one of those. Parking is not always close so you may have to walk a distance. Fortunately, a tour bus was parked to allow it passengers to take a photo so we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the iconic statue of Hawaii. It's the one you see at the beginning of Hawaii Five-0. Awesomely dressed all in gold. Got my first photos of the King in 1971 on slide film. Got a bunch this year on digital. Located right in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The King Kamehameha Statue is located across the street from the Iolani Palace. It stands in front of the building that is pictured on Hawaii 5-0.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Saluga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over looking the palace. The King statue is a must see. Popular site for a photo and the building behind has a museum worth a walk through. Covers a lot of the history of Hawaii and its historical alignment with the UKand then US. Plus...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 30KC08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably few tourists come to Honolulu without looking up this statue. Most know it from the opening credits of Hawaii Five-0, but its history dates back long before Jack Lord ever uttered, "Book 'em, Danno." Conceived in the 1870s to commemorate the centennial of Capt....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

Our son was recently stationed in Oahu so we visited him for the first time in August. We thoroughly explored Oahu from climbing Diamond Head, going to breakfast and the beaches of North Shore, to a luau, Doyle plantation and visiting Pearl Harbor. One day...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Joy B
Reviewed 4 September 2019

The tour buses stop here. It's free except for the parking meter if you drive. This is a "can't miss" place for a tourist. You see it every week on TV. It's just a fun thing to be here in person. Walk around at your...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank hortaegg
Reviewed 31 August 2019

Any Hawaii-5-O fans out there? Well, this is certainly a stop for you. The King Kamehameha Statue sits in front of the iconic "Hawaii-5-O Headquarters", also known as Ali'iolani Hale. This statue memorializes one of the greatest Hawaiian leaders, King Kamehameha, who is historically known...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank marinexbiologist
Reviewed 19 August 2019

This statue is set to great advantage in front of the palace and in the middle of a green park downtown. Hard to miss. Great historic spot.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 18 August 2019

There are several Kamehameha I statues that honor the monarch who united the Kingdom of Hawaii. The most well known statue is the 18-foot bronze King Kamehameha I statue in front of the Hawaii State Supreme Court. It was was cast in Paris and is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Holly H
8 August 2019|
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There is a small metered parking lot to the left of the statue. Mid-week days there is metered parking on South Street and King Street, except for commuter rush hours.