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'Iolani Palace - Only Royal Palace

‘Iolani Palace – Only Royal Palace

'Iolani Palace, in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu, Hawaii. Photo Credit: Library of Congress

‘Iolani Palace, in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu, Hawaii. Photo Credit: Library of Congress

The ‘Iolani Palace is the only royal palace that is now a part of the United States. Located in downtown Honolulu, the cornerstone was laid on Decemeber 31, 1879 and was completed by August 1882. The ‘Iolani Palace was used by two monarchs – King Kalakaua and his sister and successor, Queen…

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