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Address: 12 Ala Moana St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-4304
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Small. but nice. Jodo Mission is pretty

We stopped to see the Jodo Mission. It was quiet and no one was there. The building were open, you can look inside, but not enter. I enjoyed seeing the site and it took under... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lahaina Jodo Mission is a gorgeous attraction with a lovely, safe beach for small children. The temple, Pagoda and Buddha are very lovely and if you are there when the shower trees are in bloom you will take some of your favorite photos there. The weekend closest to the 4th of July is their OBon Festival which is a truly... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped to see the Jodo Mission. It was quiet and no one was there. The building were open, you can look inside, but not enter. I enjoyed seeing the site and it took under 30 minutes. Worth a visit. Calm and peaceful

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The sign at the main entrance says: Private, Religious purposes only. I didn't see it until we went out since we entered it through the side gate. There are a large Buddha statue, bell house and pagoda on this temple campus as well as a worship hall. It celebrates the immigrants from Japan since they brought their Buddhist culture with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Easy to find, free access, nice spot to spend an hour. Not much in the way of plaques or information but beautiful none the less.

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Quite little area near the wharf. Follow front street north and turn left just before the bride. Temple, one very large Buddha, and a large bell. Free, but donations are accepted.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

you can see entire temple within 2 minutes. Buddha was impressive for America (there are much bigger ones in Asia)

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Fort Madison, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My sister and I made a point of seeking this place out on our last to Lahaina. I'm glad we did. At the time we were there, we were the only two people. Makes me wonder how many visitors even know this place exists. My main reason for going was to see the giant Buddha, and he did not disappoint.... More 

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Vermilion, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you travel on Front Street north from the main shopping area, you will find this amazing mission. Donations are accepted. When we visited, there was no one else there, so it was a great chance to see it well. This is said to be the largest Buddha outside Japan. Besides the Buddha, there was a temple that was closed... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Right on the ocean about a 15 minute walk from the harbour, this was a beautiful place away from the crowds. Large Buddha statue and two other temple buildings which commemorate the Japanese immigrants who went to Maui to work on sugar plantations. Across the street was an old cemetery built on the beach/sand dunes, but not used anymore as... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Like a christian church in Manhattan, the Jodo Mission provides solitude and peace. It is beautiful. The statue of the Buddha and the temple itself are art objects, graceful and lovely. There is easy parking, public access to a beach and a cemetery (very natural with drifting sand) on the same short road off Front Street. Whether you are religious... More 

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Address: 12 Ala Moana St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-4304
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina

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