2261 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu Hawaii 96817
The Royal Mausoleum contains the remains of Kings Kamehameha II, III, IV and IV. Kamehameha I was the last king to be buried secretly in accordance with the old native religion.
Also interred here are Queen Likiuokalani, the last reigning monarch, and King David Kalakaua. Caskets are in crypts. The original mausoleum building is now a chapel. Other graves honor American Charles Reed Bishop and John Young, an Englishman.
Young was the British confidante of King Kamehameha I. Bishop was the husband of Bernice Pauahi Bishop and he went on to found a financial empire and leave an enormous trust that is still in the news today.
The mausoleum is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4:30pm. No admission is charged.
Other History nearby:
(Honolulu) Aliiolani Hale
(Pearl Harbor) Battleship Missouri Memorial
(Honolulu) Bishop Museum
(Kaneohe) Byodo-In Temple
(Waimea - Oahu) Captain James Cook's Arrival in Hawaii
(Honolulu) Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace
05/08 Coming to The Honolulu area
Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival Maui HI April19-21 Featured performers will also conduct on-site school visits to various Maui schools to educate and and inform Maui's youth about the Hawaiian steel guitar. These visits, targeted specifically for students of these schools, includes both educational sessions and entertainment by the visiting performers.
Maui Classical Music Festival Maui HI May10 Over the years the Festival has received extensive coverage in national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New York Times, the Hawaii newspapers, and travel and airline magazines. Feature articles written about the Festival have appeared in important musical publications such as Musical America, Chamber Music America, and American Record Guide.
Pan-Pacific Ho'olaule'a Honolulu HI June7 It is one of the largest outdoor multi-cultural exhibits of its kind in the state of Hawaii and it happens in beautiful Waikiki, right on Kalakaua Avenue!
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival Maui HI June23 Various artists, food, crafts, Guitar exhibitor, and more.
RED CLAY JAZZ FESTIVAL Kauai HI June26-29 Blues as well as Jazz!!
Greek Festival of Hawaii Honolulu HI August24-25 Enjoy Greek foods, Greek coffee, music and entertainment at Hawaii's original Greek festeival.