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The Painted Church

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84-5140 Painted Church Road, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
+1 808-328-2227
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“biblical scenes” (14 reviews)
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84-5140 Painted Church Road, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Made a quick stop (No more than 10 minutes) here with family on our way to the Pu’uhonua O Hanuanau Historical Park. Interesting to see the murals within the church which have not been retouched or repaired since they were painted in 1899. There is...More

Thank Pirahna Jess E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Small remote church in the middle of nowhere, gorgeous inside with hand paintings on every aspect of the church, walls and ceiling. Gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean below. Very nice grounds

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister and I went here in the morning and the view is wonderful. Sunshine and Ocean view. The church is uniquely painted inside and shows different Bible stories. We enjoyed it.

Thank VolunteerMom4Life
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many attractions in Hawaii, signage is non-existent, but eventually you get to it. Short visit, but the painting are very interesting. Amazing it is still standing after all these years. If you are in the general area, it's worth finding it.

Thank KenandRamona
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed visiting this beautiful church. The outside is lovely and the inside is so interesting with all the paintings. It is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank JandSgotoPeru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visit St. Benedict's (The Painted Church) every year we visit the Big Island. The painted artwork inside the church is both beautiful and inspirational. Love the adjoining church cemetary where the graves are often covered in fresh flowers. There is an...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really didn't know what to expect. The inside of this beautiful little church is beautiful and unique. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank IslandGal03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just visited St Benedict’s Painted Church in Honauhau. That made our fourth visit. The small church is so beautiful inside and it setting is just pristine. This is a must see!

1  Thank tom r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting old church...still used by locals. Grounds are beautifully kept....including a stations of the cross walk through the gardens....and an old cemetery. Church building is unique with a number of murals on the walls depicting Biblical events. FREE.

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is so very exotic and tropical, and the church is so cute - but the interior painting is absolutely stunning. Trompe L'oeil painting! It's amazing the work that had to go into that.

Thank JPMcGuire
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August 18, 2017|
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Response from Gabriele S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the church has a ramp to the front door.