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‘Iolani Palace… a King’s noble vision

May 3, 2012 (Honolulu, Hawaii) – ‘Iolani Palace… a King’s noble vision: An Official Video provided by the Friends of ‘Iolani Palace playing at the ‘Iolani Palace Theater at ‘Iolani Barracks. ʻIolani Palace, in the capitol district of downtown Honolulu in the US state of Hawaiʻi, is the only royal palace in the United States used as an official residence by a reigning monarch and is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Two monarchs governed from ʻIolani Palace: King Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani. After the monarchy was overthrown in 1893, the building was used as the capitol building for the Provisional Government, Republic, Territory, and State of Hawaiʻi until 1969. The palace was restored and opened to the public as a museum in 1978. More: en.wikipedia.org