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The Painted Church

84-5140 Painted Church Rd, Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8409
+1 808-328-2227
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84-5140 Painted Church Rd, Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8409
+1 808-328-2227
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth a stop if you have anyone that is interested in visiting churches. We went here for my parents and they thought it was super cool because they are curious about the local history. Inside is beautiful and if you are nearby, I'd...More

Thank 920rebecca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A historical gem, this little church is worth the visit, if nothing else than to get a perspective of Hawaii from days gone by. An active parish church nestled on a hillside on the southwest side of Hawaii, it is off the beaten path and...More

Thank XVictorious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have high expectations for this stop, but we were pleasantly surprised. The paintings inside the church are quite good! A docent gave us some history of the place. Quite a nice spot, even with two tour buses in.

Thank V-diz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Otherwise overlooked if you were to blink your eyes while you travel on Hwy 11, you should fine tune your GPS coordinates to ensure a stop. The church overlooks what is an inspiring view (recipe for some much needed meditation) of Kealakekua Bay to the...More

Thank marenostrum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a 15 minute stop to visit the beautiful church on the way between things to see on the coast. Beautifully hand painted and a free attraction. Would recommend a quick stop for even the non-religious.

Thank maschmit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful tribute to St Benedict, this quaint little Catholic church is painted in beautiful island style artwork and also has a statue of Father Damien and the vision of St. Bernadette. Definitely worth going to see.

Thank NHRobbins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The interior of the church is beautiful, amazing craftsmanship. However I have a feeling it would be more impactful to attend a service rather than simply stopping in for a visit.

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stop to see the little church and garden high up the hill. Only stopped for 15 minutes but worth a look.

Thank ceg51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little off the beaten track but worth it to see the painted interior of the church and for the peaceful feeling of the setting.

Thank accidentaltrvlr
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This little church The curator of this little church gave an interesting account of the history. According to the curator, this church was built in the late 1800's by a Belgian Priest out of whatever wood he could salvage from other building sites. The priest,...More

Thank linjohnc2016
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