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Honolulu Hale (City Hall)

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Address: 530 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-3014
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So cute during Christmas!

If you're in Hawaii, Honolulu for Christmas, you must swing by the city hall! Someone loves putting on a show around Christmas. This year we were treated to an exhibit of... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you're in Hawaii, Honolulu for Christmas, you must swing by the city hall! Someone loves putting on a show around Christmas. This year we were treated to an exhibit of Christmas trees - all designed by local organisations and businesses.

Thank K T
Surigao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

There was a beautiful display for Christmas at the city hall. At night, there is a display of lights too, and some stalls like Leonard's malasadas. The decor was neat and artistic!!! Worth the time!

Thank medinamd23
Mahnomen, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Happened upon city Hall quite by accident. We noticed all kinds of Christmas displays outside this lovely building and stopped to ask what it was and were invited in. The work they put into all the holiday displays was spectacular and worth the visit anytime during the holiday season

Thank kdewey98
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

During Christmas time, there are statues all over the place. There is Santa, Mrs. Claus, Snow men, Rudolph, and a lot more. There are all sorts of Christmas trees inside the Honolulu Hale (main building) there also vendors, games and prizes. However, whenever it's not the holiday season, it's just buildings. They're not open and not very popular at all.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

When you are in the area of Iolani Palace, there are several buildings that house government offices. The Honolulu Hale is the city hall, but I didn't find anything really striking about it.

Thank Allen21096
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Except for holiday decoration there is little to see here, except for the building seen in videos. Interesting choice of architecture, Spanish Mission in Honolulu.

Thank Mike K
Aiea, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Going to the event, after leaving discovered our electronics devices where not in the car. IT was a Friday evening. After going on-line to google and trying many ways to get a phone no. to an open office (security or anyone especially since the event is open late in the evening) of this event is impossible. You have to wait... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

An annual tradition of families in Hawaii is to tour the decorated trees and wreaths at City Hall aka Honolulu Hale. From the majestic tree on the front lawn to handcrafted wreaths on the inside there's something for all ages to enjoy.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely building in the middle of downtown Honolulu. Worth walking by, even if you don't have time to go in. The architecture is a little different from the rest of the architecture in the rest of the city.

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The Villages, Florida
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

Each year the Christmas tree lighting is a gala event with a spectacular parade, carnival-like food booths, and entertainment. The ceremony itself is fashioned in a manner that each mayor, since Mayor Frank Fasi first established this event, personalizes. Just one night, once a year. It is delightful.

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