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The oldest church in Honolulu served as the royal chapel for 20 years.
957 Punchbowl St., Downtown Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-522-1333
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you go to downtown Honolulu, this church is must go place. In 1820, this church was made by giant coral slabs. Still this significant architecture is beautiful and land mark of downtown Honolulu. Inside has a lot of historical pictures and other things which...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

Went to visit during May 2019 and was locked. Saw someone who said that due to vandalism is only open during church services.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank JoleneLad32
Reviewed June 30, 2019

We didn't actually go inside this church, we just took some pictures of the exterior because it was so cool looking. It's been around since at least World War II.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 516adamt
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Beautiful Church made from coral. you can walk around the church and the grounds. The first time I went, there was a service going on. The people were very welcoming. It was my intention to attend the service from start to end, however the time...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pegpenquin
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Lovely church at least on the outside. There was something going on when we were there, so we didn't go inside. Never want to intrude. It is a good place to stroll around, relax and read the plaques, interesting history. Around the side are several...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank parrottdize
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This state church took 6 years to construct using local Hawaiian labour to dig the foundations to bedrock and supply the slabs of coral rock. These slabs were hand chiselled from depths of 10-20ft and taken to shore. While i admire the church some of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Happy to have gone here especially as we were in the area visiting other sites close by. Happy to have seen this lovely church

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank geoffy694
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Take a short break from your hurried tourist pace and come visit here. Sit in a pew and feel the prayers of the saints that have worshipped here for 175 years. Try to attend the service in Hawaiian and English at 9am Sunday am. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We attended the 9:00 AM Sunday Worship Service on the First Sunday of Advent, December 2017. It was lovely and decorated beautifully for Christmas. As guests, we were made to feel welcome and we were presented leis at the beginning of the service. Communion is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jazzdat
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Built in 1842 it is a historic building with a significant number of missionary graves located in the garden at the rear of the building. Fortunately there was a sign at the main entrance suggesting to use the side entrance otherwise we may have disrupted...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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