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84-5140 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8409
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little country church has a very special painted interior you must not miss. Painted with regular house paint with such detail you will get chills. Parking is very easy but location has a set of 5-10 steps to get inside. There is a small...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank juliebfromindy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near Captain Cook Monument. Self-guided, but still a functioning church. No stained glass, it's all painted. Very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Judy M
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

Beautiful church! Amazing paintings in great condition, very happy we stopped by for a look around. They have a few items outside you can purchase for donation- bottle water, fruit, post card, rosary beads, charms, etc

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TravelGirl5280
Reviewed 29 August 2019

Very beautiful murals inside the church very glad we stopped. Peaceful and serene.Also beautiful view from the outside of the church

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bbelcamin0
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

Loved stopping at this small painted church! The murals inside are so beautiful!! Nice place to stop!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dputland
Reviewed 15 August 2019

This historical church is truly awe-inspiring. Take your time to sit inside the church and walk the peaceful and spiritual grounds. The view from the front steps of the church is wonderful. Be sure and leave a small donation because this church only exists due...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kalamakowali
Reviewed 7 August 2019

On a recent excursion, we stopped at this church. We were able to hear the history of the church. It was amazing to hear how the church was painted by a missionary with left over house paint and fruits to make the different colors. BEAUTIFUL....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank aquarius65
Reviewed 27 July 2019

Our second visit to this beautiful historic Catholic church, garden, and cemetery grounds! A great place to take some photos.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tammy b
Reviewed 9 July 2019

This beautiful painted chapel is not worth an hour+ drive just to get there. But, if you're already in the vicinity, for example, visiting the Place of Refuge, it is definitely worth the 15 minutes to visit it. Beautifully painted on the inside with significant...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mjsteinh
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Saint Benedict's, aka The Painted Church, is a Catholic Church in Honaunau, big island of Hawaii. A Belgian missionary painted the walls for instruction. Our 'Best of Kona' excursion with Norwegian Cruise Lines stopped here first. We were invited to go inside where a volunteer...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tcampbell210
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mcpugh
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Yes, the church has a ramp to the front door.
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