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The 42nd Annual Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace

Saturday, September 22 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Join Daughters of Hawaiʻi for their 42nd Annual Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace for fun, food and great Hawaiian entertainment!  Enjoy a great line-up of Hawaiian music and hula performances, MCʻed by Kimo and Leilani Kahoʻāno. Listen to the lovely sounds of the Royal Hawaiian Band, Punahou Alumni Glee Club, Kuʻuipo Kumukahi, Jerry Santos, Kamuela Kimokea, and Kualoa.  Hula performances by Ka Pā Hula Hawaiʻi (Loea Hula Kaha‘i Topolinski); Kamehameha Hawaiian Ensemble (Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad); Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine (Kumu Hula Kaʻilihiwa Vaughan) Hālau Hula Kamamolikolehua (Kumu Hula Pohai Souza), and Hālau Hula Kalehuapuakea (Kumu Hula Cathy Ostrem).


Take a stroll on the Palace grounds and shop at the various booths featuring local artisans and crafters.  Daughters of Hawaiʻi’s renowned haku lei, jams-n-jellies and baked goods will be available for purchase as well as treasures from Tūtū’s Attic and Silent Auction.  Enjoy ʻono Hawaiian plate, poke bowls, noodles and chicken, hamburgers, and Shave Ice. Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners will be demonstrating poi pounding, lauhala, ʻohe kāpala and kapa making!


Tickets are available for a chance to win a beautiful King Size Hawaiian Quilt, in the ʻUlu pattern, dusty blue on white.


Admission is $7.00/Adults, $1.00/6-12, under 6 years free. Free parking at Nuʻuanu Park located behind Queen Emma Summer Palace on Pūʻiwa Road, and adjacent churches. For additional information call (808) 595-6291 or visit the website: daughtersofhawaii.org


Daughters of Hawaiʻi continues its mission “to perpetuate the memory and spirit of old Hawaiʻi and of historic facts, and to preserve the nomenclature and correct pronunciation of the Hawaiian language”.  Daughters of Hawaiʻi maintain Queen Emma Summer Palace (Hānaiakamalama) in Nuʻuanu, Oahu and Huliheʻe Palace in Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi Island as educational museums; they also caretake the birthplace of King Kamehameha III at Keauhou on Hawaiʻi Island.