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Mokuaikaua Church

75-5713 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3719
+1 808-329-0655
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Founded in 1836 by Boston missionaries.
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“lava rock” (16 reviews)
“koa wood” (8 reviews)
“stained glass” (7 reviews)
75-5713 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3719
+1 808-329-0655
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No matter your belief, the Mokuaikaua Church (Congregational) is worth a visit. The church is the oldest in the Hawaiian Islands and is located on Ali'i Drive in the heart of Kona. The church was founded in 1820 while the present church structure was erected...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to walk to in downtown Kona, this church is a well preserved 19th century church full of history

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Walking down Ali'i drive there is no way to miss this beautiful historic church. Throughout the day the change in the sun will change the looks of this landmark. Each time I look down towards the bay from my house I see the spire and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Located in the heart of downtown Kailua-Kona, this is certainly an important place to visit to get a real feel for the history of the town. There is no easy parking directly in front of the Church due to the location, but it is an...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A nice respite from the heat and hustle and bustle of the street. Beautiful church and we actually learned a little history of the islands!

Thank bikesuezq
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice place to visit. Lots of history. Right on the shore of pacific ocean and close to everything else.

Thank Dionissio
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Located on Alii Drive across the street from Hulihe'e Palace is this church erected in 1837 of lava rock and crushed coral with a magnificent koa wood interior. This was the site of the first Christian church in the Hawaiin Islands built as a thatched...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did walking tour of kona downtown area. Visiting the inside of church excellent and inspiring feeling walking in the church

Thank Lendel B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was such an interesting church. It is located across from the historical palace in Kona. The church is still used today. Pictures, a video, along with displays, tell the story of the early missionaries, the building and renovation of the church, and the early...More

Thank DMarie632013
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This stone church with its wooden spire and frangipani trees is an absolute delight. I particularly liked the hand made wooden model boat.

Thank sueandjim78
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Jody R
10 May 2015|
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Response from gwgMimsFlorida | Reviewed this property |
Yes services still held but we were there on a weekday.