Iolani Palace kicks off free admission on 'Kamaaina Sundays'

Iolani Palace kicks off free admission on 'Kamaaina Sundays'

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kamaaina will get to tour Iolani Palace for free on the second Sunday of each month.

"We hope that our Kamaaina Sundays encourages more residents to make a visit to Iolani Palace and explore the rich legacies of our Hawaiian monarchs," said Iolani Palace executive director Kippen de Alba Chu. "It's such an important part of our history that all our kama'aina should know and be proud of."

Visitors will get two tour options: a docent guided tour and a self-led audio tour.

Both options include a tour of the first and second floors of Iolani Palace, which includes the staterooms and private quarters of the royal monarchies.

Guided tours will be available from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., and audio tours will be offered from noon to 4 p.m.

Tickets are distributed on a first come, first served basis.

The following dates are Kamaaina Sundays for 2016:

  • February 14
  • March 13
  • April 10
  • May 8
  • June 12
  • July 10
  • August 14
  • September 4
  • October 9
  • November 13
  • December 11

A valid Hawaii state ID, Hawaii driver's license, or active military identification with proof of Hawaii residency is required to receive complimentary tickets.

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