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Mokuaikaua Church, Kailua-Kona

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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The oldest Christian church in Hawaii, Mokuaikaua Church dates to the 1830s. The church remains in use and is open for tours, with some displayed artifacts especially interesting. The stone archway was made of lava stone--other parts of the building feature bits of coral, stones from other temples, and o'hia trees. Take a tour to learn about the Christian missionary history, or consider visiting for Sunday services. Plan to visit Mokuaikaua Church and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kailua-Kona attractions using our Kailua-Kona trip planning site.
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  • Great, very old church in HI. Inside closed for repairs. But a beautiful site. Nice old cemetery enclosed with a fence. Some wonderful trees. Looking forward to seeing the inside when they are... 
    Great, very old church in HI. Inside closed for repairs. But a beautiful site. Nice old cemetery enclosed with a fence. Some wonderful trees. Looking forward to seeing the inside when they are...  more »
  • If you arrive in Kona on a cruise ship, you'll see this landmark and reflect on the fact that the ship Thaddeus sailed from Boston on a journey that took 164 days, carrying the first missionaries to.....  more
    If you arrive in Kona on a cruise ship, you'll see this landmark and reflect on the fact that the ship Thaddeus sailed from Boston on a journey that took 164 days, carrying the first missionaries to.....  more »
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  • Great church. Good historical landmark
  • March 20th, 2022, the service was quite nice 👌 👍 😀

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