Saturday, January 13, 2024
Doors open at 5:00 pm, entrance and check-in will be in the front of the Palace.
Queen Emma Summer Palace
2913 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817
Celebrate Mu‘u Month and Queen Emma’s 188th birthday at the Queen Emma Summer Palace. Wear your best mu‘umu‘u, holokū or aloha attire for the event where you’ll enjoy pūpū, shopping local vendors, live entertainment and a fashion show by the Mu‘umu‘u Library. This year’s theme is “Where East Meets West” after the Great Chinese Merchants’ Ball in 1856! Commemorate the union of King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma, a group of Chinese merchants, led by successful businessman Chun Afong, hosted a ball for the royal newlyweds in the Fall of 1856. The soiree included decadent feasting and ballroom dancing, all of which took place in a Chinese-inspired setting.
$85 Youth 25 years and younger
$150 General Admission
All sales are final, tickets are non-refundable, and no special food requests are accepted.
Purchase Tickets Here: https://daughtersofhawaii.org/events/muu/
Tickets include entry to Hanaiakamalama, a self-tour of the museum, heavy pūpū, a fashion show, musical and cultural entertainment, entry into the mākeke featuring local artisans and designers, selfie stations, and our much celebrated fashion contest. Proceeds from this event will support the historic preservation, maintenance and operations of the Palace and grounds. Heavy pūpū and specialty cocktails will be available as well as a few other surprises throughout the event
Carpooling and rideshare services are highly suggested. There will be no parking at Hānaiakamalama, nor at the adjacent Nuʻuanu Valley Park. Off-site parking will be available for guests.
Free Shuttle Service is available between the off-site parking lot and Hānaiakamalama.
Mahalo to our partners for their support of the Daughters of Hawai‘i’s in their preservation of Hānaiakamalama, the legacy of Queen Emma of Hawai‘i, mu‘umu‘u enthusiasts, and the perpetuation of the memory and spirit of old Hawai‘i.
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, HI 96817