Queen Emma Summer Palace
Queen Emma, King Kamehameha IV's wife, used this stately white home, built in 1848, as a retreat from the rigors of court life in hot and dusty Honolulu during the mid-1800s. It has an eclectic mix of European, Victorian, and Hawaiian furnishings and has excellent examples of Hawaiian quilts and koa-wood furniture. www.queenemmasummerpalace.org. COST: $6. OPEN: Self-guided or guided tours daily 9--4.