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Palapala Ho'omau Church

Kipahulu, Maui, HI
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Serenity now!

This may be the most peaceful place I have ever been! The grounds and cemetery are amazingly quiet... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Denver Colorado
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Visited when we went to Charles Lindberg's gravesite.

It is a very old historic, quaint church. We savored it for a bit, left a donation to help keep it... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
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Where Charles Lindbergh is buried.
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This may be the most peaceful place I have ever been! The grounds and cemetery are amazingly quiet and calming. You hear the waves crashing on the cliffs off in the distance, a couple birds singing and calm and silence washes over you. I am...More

Thank YoAdrian99
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It is a very old historic, quaint church. We savored it for a bit, left a donation to help keep it going and walked around it., the graveyard and the park next to it that has a great scenic view

Thank lovetonenana
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Palapala Ho'omau Church is located just past the Kīpahulu part of the Haleakalā National Park and is also located about 12 miles past the town of Hāna (on the famous Road to Hana). The church is about a half mile past the Kīpahulu Visitor...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My husband and I and another couple set out early one morning in late 1978 to find Lindberg's grave. The people in Hana either knew little about the man and his burial site or were not willing to share the information at that time. After...More

1  Thank charaxa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We made the trip further out away from Hana from the Oheo Gulch/sacred pools etc (separate reviews) to the small hidden Church, a local place of worship that feels genuinely peaceful and sacred. It's hidden down a laneway sited next to the Kipahulu Point Light...More

Thank Lissel A
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We enjoyed the stop at the Palapala Ho‘omau Congregational Church on our Hana tour. There is a peaceful and simple little chapel, and we were interested and surprised to find out that Charles Lindbergh is buried on the grounds. Beautiful trees, the nearby coast, flowers...More

Thank moodblu
Reviewed 26 July 2015

After hiking the Pipiwai trail, we drove on and almost missed the left hand turn to this church which is past the mile 41 marker. You might be really super tired with all this Hana business but keep going! The church itself is small and...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This little church was a perfect place to walk through to settle the mind in the midst of the adventures on the Hana Highway. We went to see Charles Lindbergh's grave, but we truly loved and appreciated the church's open doors welcoming us. It was...More

Thank Jeffreysgirl2009
Reviewed 4 June 2015

famous for its celebraty grave the church is sadly overlooked. I loved the simplicity of it and its location. Tranquile.

Thank Bjorn_Toulose
Reviewed 25 April 2015

This is a little over a mile to the west of the Kipahulu Visitor Center. There is a small sign on the left-hand side HI-330 for the Maui Stables for the turn on a small dirt road to the church. There is not a lot...More

Thank MBeard
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