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Founded in 1836 by Boston missionaries.
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75-5713 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3719
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice building, stone and lava. Sober interior in wood. We were lucky and watched a Japanese wedding.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, just standing across the street I could see how much work and love went into this place. There is a little cemetery on property that dates back into the 1800's.

Thank suzannesammut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mokuaikaua Church, located opposite to the Huliheʻe Palace on Ali'i Drive in historic Kailua-Kona, is the oldest Christian Church of the Hawaiian Islands. The congregation dates to 1820 and the building was completed in 1837. After several fires, the present stone structure was reconstructed, partially...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historical church is wonderful to visit. The pews are old fashioned, and the church is open for worship. They take prayer requests, and have volunteers to answer any questions about the church.

Thank dbking120
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This church is at the center of Kona. In the church, there are same pictures and video. You can learn history and how they maintain here and find the arches of roof from inside. So you feel this is very important pavilion for residents. It’s...More

Thank Hiroshi317
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This historic church was a great short stop while exploring Kailua-Kona on the Big Island. It's the oldest Christian church in the Hawaiian Islands and is located directly across the street from Hulihe'e Palace. Built out of lava stones and crushed-coral mortar, it was completed...More

Thank TropicalDreamer2015
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Free tour with respect and dignity. It is an 1838 Historic Church that is kept up beautifully. Ohana means family here. Good place to cross Ali'i Drive safely here.

Thank Brett M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This church is an interesting stop from a historical perspective. We also attended Sunday services, and the people were very nice, although it is a small congregation.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Situated on the busy seafront road this amazing old church has a tranquil atmosphere about it, as well as being a great gem for history buffs. Mokuaikaua Church is the oldest Christian church in the Hawaiian Islands. The congregation dates back to 1820, started by...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Rather empty around 4pm in the middle of the week.- interesting history-fun to read about early history on the Big island.

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Jody R
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Yes services still held but we were there on a weekday.
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