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Ali'iolani Hale

417 King Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-539-4999
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We stopped in while waiting for our tour of the Iolani palace across the street... sort of by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HollyRoger_100
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5-0 stop

If you like to watch Hawaii 5-0 Tv show-- this is a must see-- beautiful building-- we didn't go... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
barbiewalker72
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Lake Wales, Florida
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Originally intended as a royal residence, the historic Aliiolani Hale was reconfigured to house government offices when Iolani Palace was constructed. Today, it’s still the home of Hawaii’s Supreme Court.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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417 King Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in while waiting for our tour of the Iolani palace across the street... sort of by accident. We were checking out the King Kamehameha statue out front and wondered what the building was. We asked the security guard what the building was and...More

Thank HollyRoger_100
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you like to watch Hawaii 5-0 Tv show-- this is a must see-- beautiful building-- we didn't go inside due to limited time- we had a tour time for Iolani Palace so got pictures and went back to palace- had another tour after palace...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This building is used as the headquarters on Hawaii 5-0. It's actually the Hawaiian supreme court building.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a little time to kill after our Hawaii State Capital tour so we walked the couple of blocks to the Supreme Court Building and Museum. Unlike the Capital which had no security in place, you need to go through a metal detector to...More

Thank MarkStephenSouder
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

easy access by bus ,by trolley, by bike or just walk..statue of the king and the Iolani Palace is in it's opposite side. people stop by to pose for pictures.

Thank AikenJoshAndrew
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Through security, free entry & a great display on the ground floor including displays of early Hawaiian law and penalties as well as a courtroom to view. Chance to learn about impact of WWII on local people too.

Thank downunderbaby
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

After taking a self-guided tour of the Iolani Palace we walked over to see the Historic Aliiolani Hale. Ali'iolani Hale means "House of the Heavenly King" in Hawaiian. It's one of Honolulu's must-see landmarks that houses the Supreme Court of Hawaii, the court administration offices,...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

It is worth spending about an hour on the main floor of this historic building. It describes the history of law and order and how it developed in Hawaii. The original court can be viewed.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We are Five 0 fans so of course visited this! We've been a couple of times before we went there on a Tuesday and it was so crowded, I've never seen it like that, perhaps other days of the week are better or it was...More

Thank becg1021
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Decorated for Christmas 2017, the Ali'iolani Hale does not disappoint. Tours are free, but security is very tight. Even if you opt out of visiting the building's interior though, you should at least see the exterior. For history buffs, the beautiful building delights as the...More

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Response from Gemz_12 | Reviewed this property |
And I only say that you need a reservation because that way you know you'll get in for the tour.
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