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Iolani Palace

Honolulu, Hawaii
County of Honolulu.
365 S.King St.
National Register Number: 66000293
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: HI-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
Termed "the only true and royal palace under the American flag," this was the official residence of the last two rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii, King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, and as such is perhaps the most important surviving symbol of the days of Hawaiian independence. Exotic in architecture, it was designed and constructed 1879-82. In 1898, the King Street steps of the Palace were the scene of the formal transference of the sovereignty of the Hawaiian Islands to the United States.

There are no threats to the landmark

Architectural conservation assessment completed in 2006; funded by Heritage Preservation and the Institute of Museums and Library Services.

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