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Pilgrimage of Compassion

Was here today for the annual Pilgrimage of Compassion. Great community event featuring Taiko... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oahu, Hawaii
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Definitely worth the stop!

After many visits to Kauai we were finally able to visit this small serene spot. It has free... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
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3381 Wawae Rd, Kalaheo, Kauai, HI 96741-9529
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here today for the annual Pilgrimage of Compassion. Great community event featuring Taiko drummers, Okinawan music, children dancing hula, arts & crafts, refreshments, mochi pounding, and all kinds of other family events. There's a wonderful looking Japanese style temple here. They also have a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

After many visits to Kauai we were finally able to visit this small serene spot. It has free admission and is only open on certain Sundays each month. The background story of this location is amazing. The docent was well-informed and most interesting. The visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cathy G
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Enjoyed this Sunday morning activity. Really lovely people/volunteers and worth exploring if it is open during your visit. The temple is wonderful and so peaceful.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Lawai International Center is an amazing and spiritual place. My husband, my son and I enjoyed listening to the stories and walking along with others in complete silence. The tea was very delicious and the overall atmosphere was relaxed and quite, which I greatly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank m0ana17
Reviewed June 18, 2018

No matter how many times I go to the Lawai International Center, I feel a deep attraction to the spirituality of this place. The grounds are simple and well kept. The temple is small and elegant. The presentation of how it was built never gets...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank CathyE93
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Beautiful, peaceful, serene. The structure, setting, and volunteers are fantastic. Even my 13 loved visiting the center. A must see!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

A place with a rich spiritual history that can be felt when you step upon the land. This land is graced with 88 tiny shrines on a hillside, that you can follow a meandering path up the hillside to visit each tiny shine, liked after...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

88 shrines on a hillside have been reborn as a center for healing and community with plans for more of a center and more activities. Have visited and walked the hill and then returned for a work day and help fertilize orchids.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judy R
Reviewed September 28, 2017

A co-worker that has a place on Kauai recommended the Lawai International Center. They only did tours every other Friday and we were fortunate that one coincided with our trip. You must email or call and book ahead. It is very limited. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Cori M
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We visited during their Annual Walk of Compassion - what a cool and inspirational event! My children enjoyed lei making, mochi pounding, fish prints and other fun activities while I walked the lovely hillside path and visited the beautiful shrines that line it. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Louise K
January 8, 2017|
Response from artmoro | Reviewed this property |
Hi Louise, I sent an email to the Center before I left and received a confirmation. I received a private tour for three and would highly recommend a private tour if possible. Go on their website for further information... More