The historic Queen Emma Summer Palace is situated in Nu‘uanu Valley on O'ahu. It is located 5 miles from downtown Honolulu and 10 miles from Waikīkī. Assembled in 1848, the New England-style home was the getaway for Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV.
The verdant garden of tropical flowers and trees, both native and introduced, are typical of the time when Queen Emma used the home to escape the hot and dusty climate of Honolulu. On display are artifacts, furnishings and personal items of the Hawaiian royal families.
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