Wilhemina's Tea

We invite you (yes, men and women) to a private tour of Huliheʻe Palace before relaxing on the Palace’s ocean front lānai (veranda) to enjoy a variety of locally-made savories and sweets and a fragrant cup of tea. 

This tea is a fundraiser which pays the admission to the palace for school-aged children event. It is named in honor of Wilhelmina Kanaina Kamaileilanikehukaiopuna Rose Weight who was born in 1890 in Pāpaʻikou on Hawai‘i Island. A graduate of the Kamehameha School for Girls in 1908, she was the first female pāʻū rider (equestrian adorned in uniquely Hawaiian attire and lei) to represent the Territory of Hawai‘i in the Los Angeles Floral Parade, now known as the Rose Parade. While living in Mānoa, O‘ahu, she and her husband enjoyed dining at the Wai‘oli Tea Room, a historic tea house owned and operated by The Salvation Army dating back to 1922.

Faye Daniel, the Fourth Vice Regent of the Daughters of Hawai‘i whose kuleana is to maintain and operate Hulihe‘e Palace, is Wilhelmina’s granddaughter. She oversees the teas while Wilhemina’s grandsons contribute to the tea with baked goods: Steve Campbell makes the chocolate bundt favors and Alan Campbell, the scotch shortbread.

Keiki (children) must be 14 years or older and accompanied by a parent or guardian. Garden party attire is preferred. 

Seating is limited, so please call early for reservations at (808) 329-9555. Payment is requested upon reservation and is non-refundable.

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Event Date 12-17-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 12-17-2018 12:00 pm
Hulihe‘e Palace
75 - 5718 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Hulihe‘e Palace

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