Walk & Preserve Hawaii’s Historic Places

by Historic Hawaii Foundation

Located in Downtown Honolulu, Hawaii’s Capitol Historic District and surrounding area is rich with stories that shape Hawai‘i’s multilayered history. Since 1974, Historic Hawai‘i Foundation has worked with concerned citizens and organizations to harness critical local energy in an ongoing effort to preserve Hawai‘i’s irreplaceable cultural and built monuments. Help support this worthy effort. By participating in Historic Hawai‘i Foundation’s self-guided walking tour, you too can help protect these treasured icons. Stories about influential people and events in Hawai‘i’s past will come alive as you promenade this bygone era. Protecting Hawai‘i’s cultural legacy and the places that matter most, depends upon people like you.


• Self-Guided Walking Tour includes 25 historic sites in Downtown Honolulu
• Learn about ‘Iolani Palace; the Hawai‘i State Capitol—a mid-century marvel; Washington Place, former home of Queen Lili‘uokalani, Hawai‘i’s last monarch and more
• Help us protect Hawai‘i’s historic places by experiencing them in person and learning why they matter
• Discover masterpieces of Hawaiian architecture spanning many diverse styles

Know Before You Go

• Walk is self-guided at your own pace
• Route covers 5km (3.5mi) on a mostly flat course with 32 historic sites visited averaging 2 hours in length under varying outdoor conditions
• Suggested donation of $10 to obtain map detailed with guided text, facts, and story
• Donation supports two Hawaii based nonprofits: Historic Hawaii Foundation and travel2change

• Click any date on the calendar above to receive map of the tours

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