Queen Emma Summer Palace
Queen Emma Summer Palace, Oahu
Born in 1836, Queen Emma was the wife of King Kamehameha IV. She was the descendant of Hawaiian chieftains and John Young from England, who was a friend and advisor to King Kamehameha I. Queen Emma became a symbol of Hawaii’s cosmopolitan culture. Built in 1847 on the island of Oahu, the summer palace (view panorama) and home of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV has been restored and offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of the Hawaiian monarchy.
In the summer palace, one can view household furnishings, personal items of Queen Emma and her family, Hawaiian quilts and artifacts and there’s a reference collection on Hulihee Palace, Queen Emma Palace and the Daughters of Hawaii. Guided group and school tours are offered. There are also special exhibits, arts and crafts demonstrations, audiovisual programs and Hawaiian quilting and language classes.
Queen Emma Summer Palace Overview
- Born in 1836, Queen Emma was the wife of King Kamehameha IV
- The summer palace and home of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV was built in 1847 on Oahu
- One can view household furnishings, personal items of Queen Emma and her family, Hawaiian quilts and artifacts and more
- Also offered are: arts and crafts demonstrations, audiovisual programs, Hawaiian quilting and Hawaiian-language classes
- Palace is available as rental facility for special events and celebrations
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