Photograph of Iolani Palace main gate


The Friends of ʻIolani Palace

The Friends of ʻIolani Palace
Honolulu, United States

Historical black and white photograph of a welcome banner affixed to the arch at the Kauikeaoli Gate main entrance marking the return of King Kalakaua's voyage around the world. The banner reads: "E KA MEA I HOANO IA". Photo taken October 28, 1881, one day prior to his arrival into Honolulu Harbor.


  • Title: Photograph of Iolani Palace main gate
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1881-10-28
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Subject Keywords: Iolani Palace, Kaukeaoli Gate, arch, welcome home, main gate, entrance, King Kalakaua, Queen Lilikuokalani, 1881 world tour, trip
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Courtesy of the Hawaii State Archives, PP-36-10-002
  • Medium: Photography

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