Hawaii – Day 4 of 43

The Hawaiian Royal Family – Iolani Palace.

We had another good day today, going to the Palace.  We joined the tour at 10 am and were asked to put on shoe covers to protect the floors and to not touch anything – wall, door, railings, artifacts as we toured the building.

Shoe covers - such a fashion statement. Gorgeous, but they did have grippy soles like those d socks children and adults wear around our houses. So seemed logical.
Shoe covers – such a fashion statement. Gorgeous, but they did  have grippy soles like those bed socks children and adults wear  around our houses. So seemed logical.
In the most important area in the Palace where the coronation was held for one of the kings and the taking down of the Queen. Restored furniture.
In the most important area in the Palace  where the  coronation was held for one of  the kings and the  taking down of the Queen, and as a result the whole Hawaiian Royal Family.                                                                                   Restored furniture
Cast Iron statue on the stairs in the main entrance hall.
Cast Iron statue on the stairs in the main entrance hall.
Original hinges on all the doors - just magnificent.
Original hinges on all the doors – just magnificent.

After we had done our tour we walked outside and saw some of the beautiful grounds and then across the road and photographed the King and saw some more local birdlife.

King
King

We then taxied to another area near the old Sheraton which is now called the Westin Moana Surfrider, and had some lunch.

Me on the beach at Waikiki.
Me on the beach at Waikiki.
Beautiful day for beach watching
Beautiful day for beach watching
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