Royal Hawaiian Hotel

  • Also Known As: Pink Palace of the Pacific

  • Address: 2259 Kalakaua Ave
  • Vicinity: On the waterfront
  • Neighborhood of Waikiki in Honolulu
  • Phone: (808) 923-7311
  • Travel Genus: Lodging , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Lodging category: Upscale Lodging



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1927/02/01 Matson Navigation Company Owner Royal Hawaiian Hotel opens Opening of Tourism in Hawaii
1928/00/00 Earl Derr Biggers Author Detective Chang Apana meets Earl Derr Biggers at the newly opened Royal Hawaiian Hotel. House Without a Key (book)
1934/07/25 Franklin D Roosevelt Visitor FDR stays at Royal Hawaiian Hotel July 25th - 27th. He attends a luau and Olympic swimmer, Duke Kahanamoku, teaches his sons to surf. FDR Vacations in Hawaii
1936/10/21 Pan American World Airways Operator The Hawaiian Clipper with the first paying airliner passengers arrive in Honolulu. The flight crew spends the night at the Alexander Young Building (lost) while the passengers stay at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.
1942/01/00 The US Navy leases the Royal Hawaiian Hotel as a rest and recreation center.
1947/02/00 The Pink Palace of the Pacific re-opens to public after a nearly $2 million renovation.


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Sight Category Building

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Accommodations Luxury
Lodging category Upscale Lodging

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