What to Expect
957 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu
The most beloved and illustrious of Hawaii's heroes, Kamehameha unified the Hawaiian Island. His government maintained peace and traditional values even under intense Western influence. This statue is one of three cast in Paris from a model made by American artist T.R. Gould.
This statue, located in front of Ali'Iolani Hale, was dedicated in 1893 as part of King Kalakaua's coronation ceremony. It is one of three statues of King Kamehameha I. One statue is located in Kohala on the Big Island and one is in Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.
From Waikiki: Take Kalakaua Avenue. out of Waikiki toward the mountains. Trun left onto South Beretania Street. Turn left onto Richards Steet, then turn left onto South King Steet. The Statue will be on the right in front of the Ali'iolani Hale.
Meter parking available along side streets and in front of the government buildings