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12 Ala Moana St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1791
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jodo Mission is on the same road as the old Mala boat ramp. Be respectful on the grounds, It is a place of worship. Beautiful spot for photos, with the pagoda and gardens. You will see REAL coconut palms and beautiful flowers . You...More

1  Thank smsdes
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been on many vacations to Maui, Hawaii over the years but we never got a chance to visit The Lahaina JODO MISSION. The Mission grounds have a fantastic replica collection of authentic Buddhist Temples. They are the only ones located...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Nice shrine, drive in and out of the shrine, not charge to see or use. peaceful place for anyone to see.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

It's easy to miss, if you're not looking for it. We first found this Mission after the woman working at the Wo Hing Museum told us about the giant Buddha that could be found right outside of town. The shrines are usually open (the doors...More

3  Thank Elmyra5
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Fabulous Buddha, enormous bell, a peaceful excursion overlooking the ocean honouring Hawaii’s Japanese influence

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

you must visit - doubt many know this temple is here - it's off the main road, near a beautiful beach. do stop by - you'll be glad you did

3  Thank marsha f
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is my second visit to the Mission and it is one of those places that you will always feel something special no matter how often you visit. The massive bronze Buddha is absolutely breathtaking and the pagoda and temple are equally as beautiful. I...More

2  Thank nirmala401
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Did not expect to find a Buddhist temple in downtown Lahaina. Be sure and check out the "ringing" of the ceremonial bell at 8PM.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Created to mark the Japanese migration to the Islands, this is a lovely Garden with a Giant Buddha, Pagoda and Temple. It is a gentle break from the otherwise tourist distractions of Lahaina and is with a short visit.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

A little Buddhist mission down by the sea, away from the Lahaina tourist hustle. Nobody minds if you ring the big bell, which children love to do. The main temple usually has the front door open, and is well worth contemplating. The giant Buddha, and...More

2  Thank Tim B
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