Government Buildings in Honolulu

Government Buildings in Honolulu, HI

Government Buildings in Honolulu

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  • Canucksontheloose
    Victoria, Canada738 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited in March 2023 when there was a large exhibit of students' artworks from local high schools which were competing for best photograph, best sculpture, etc. It was a fabulous display of up and coming Hawaiian artists in addition to the contemporary art of homegrown talent on show. I very much enjoyed the sculptures there, esp. the ones outside. A great free museum well-located near the Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Capitol building. Metered street-parking nearby as well as a parking garage.
    Written 27 May 2024
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  • tammyBaltimore_Md
    Baltimore, MD3,819 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sits behind or in front of statue of King Kamehameha depending on where you're standing.
    Old art deco building which you can definitely go in and check out Monday thru Friday, has a historic wing too (on left side), but not open, guard told me closed "indefinitely", still building is nice to explore and it's marble staircases.
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • BrakiWorldTraveler
    Belgrade, Serbia18,626 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Having visited over a half of US Capitols I can say this one is the most unusual one, and one of the most interesting.
    It's located just behind the Iolani palace, which I strongly recommend visiting.
    Unlike many neoclassic Capitols with the central dome all across the US, this one is a modern square building. The central inner space is open air, atrium like, while the offices and both houses are scattered around it on 5 floors.
    Upon entering is an airport style security checkpoint, after which you can proceed.
    I suggest first going up the top floor terrace from where you'll have great views over Honolulu. Then you can descend down via stairs and visit accessible areas depending if there's a session - we were let in the Governor's office.
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,478 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We roamed by this important building downtown and appreciated its grandeur. Not the most important site, but pleasant enough.
    Written 21 June 2019
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  • Tim D
    Wiesbaden, Germany564 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice little base that is 100 times better than any other base in Louisiana. The people are friendly however the roads are a bit confusing and on the smaller side. I strongly suggest using GPS at first
    Written 13 October 2021
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,478 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very attractive historic building with a big green space out front. One of many reasons why it's worthwhile to take a tour of downtown.
    Written 19 June 2019
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  • Goingplaces1234
    New York City, NY12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our guide at Washington Place was knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. Throughout the house there are QR codes that lead to videos to help you learn more (though our guide, Zita, was extremely thorough!) My favorite part of the tour was upstairs where we could go in different rooms to see exhibits curated by Washington Place. I learned a lot about Liliuokalani and her life and amazing legacy. Additionally, the tour was small (15-20 people), which allowed for a better experience.
    Written 18 March 2023
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,478 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a handsome building downtown, very near the Clock Tower and cruise ship port. A bit surprising for a tropical city, like Manhattan.
    Written 17 June 2019
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  • Allen21096
    Chicago, IL27,024 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located in the same area as the Judiciary Building and Iolani Palace, this building is often seen as the home of the Honolulu Police Department on Hawaii Five-O. It is a two story building with a large central staircase with large decorative columns.
    Written 7 March 2016
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  • TweedleDee
    Huntsville, AL396 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Was hoping to visit but it seemed no one was ever there when we went by. Older station with some great architectural elements such as the swing out doors. Needs a little work as one of the doors and windows were covered in plywood. I, at first, thought it was a shut down station until I saw cars stopped in back.
    Did get to stop and talk to the FF's at station #7 at Waikiki Beach. Very nice bunch, very will to talk and was able to get a few t-shirts from them.
    Written 17 March 2020
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