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Peaceful and serene

A church that was first built of grass in 1832 and later of rock and wood in 1856 this spot teems... read more

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Architecture, built in lava stone. The location and setup are impressive, the view is magnificent... read more

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5300 Makena Rd, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-5479
+1 808-879-5557
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A church that was first built of grass in 1832 and later of rock and wood in 1856 this spot teems of history. If you visit Wailea then you must take the extr 10 mins to drive to Makena Road and see this historic property....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Architecture, built in lava stone. The location and setup are impressive, the view is magnificent, the garden is great. Worth a visit after a hot day on the beach.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Our stop at the church was one of peace and quiet. It is situated in a serene location, a place where an individual can go to reflect and enjoy a beautiful and tranquil part of the island. It is a must see during your trip...More

1  Thank Jacksons4112015
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This old stone church and cemetery was a must see, once we saw the flowered cross. We walked the grounds looking at the architecture of the church and viewed the adjacent cemetery. Quite picturesque with the ocean as a backdrop.

1  Thank EagerB
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This spot is not to be missed. The chapel and the grounds including small cemetery speak of the missionary days in Hawaii. We were fortunate to be there when a local pianist came in to practice on the grand piano for an upcoming community event....More

1  Thank ninebelow0
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This church is well over a century old, and was started by Hawaiians living in the Makena Landing area. It's on the water, with an old rock wall separating the grounds from the beach. The minister is a kind, caring man who always manages to...More

Thank Jillian R
Reviewed 7 February 2018

There are still services held in this lovely little Hawaiian church. The grounds are well maintained, there is an old cemetery on the location. Very peaceful place to visit

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We landed in Maui and drove directly to the church for the Christmas Eve service. The church sits on a beautiful ocean side setting and because of the number of people, the service was held outside. The service was in English and Hawaiian with the...More

Thank jburms5
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A beautiful ocean side setting. Nice traditional service in both English and Hawaiian. Good piano and organ music but kinda loud acoustics. Church yard is a cemetery where most are grave markers where deceased were cremated and ashes spread at sea, a local tradition. Good...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great place for photos at this little seaside church. Amazing view into old Maui. Plenty of parking across the street, park here and walk to Maluaka beach.

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susan j
28 July 2018|
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Response from Jillian R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a candlelight service that starts around 6 pm. It's always crowded, so get there early. The setting is beautiful, so it's worth your time to walk around the grounds and visit inside the church.
Betty M
11 March 2018|
Response from Dionges1 | Reviewed this property |
Sun. Services at 7:30-8:30 AM and 10:00-11:00 AM. There is a very nice coffee and refreshments period between the Services which is great to meet and greet. I usually go to the early service, have coffee and juice and baked... More
Betty M
11 March 2018|
Response from Renee C | Reviewed this property |
this is according to their web page Sunday Worship Services ♦ First Service: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Aloha Hour: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Second Service: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Children/Youth in Worship... More