Erected in 1820, Mokuaikaua Church was the first Christian church to be established in the Hawaiian Islands. Originally it ... More
Erected in 1820, Mokuaikaua Church was the first Christian church to be established in the Hawaiian Islands. Originally it was a simple thatched building, intended only as an interim place to hold services. The proud building that now stands was built in 1836 out of crushed coral and lava rock. It is in perfect condition and still holds services. Inside the church is a model of the brig Thaddeus, which carried the first missionaries to Kona Town in the early 19th century.
Built by King Kamehameha I, in devotion of Lono the god of fertility, Ahuena Heiau now stands on this Big
Island as a symbol of ancient Hawaiian religious traditions. Exuding an aura of mystique and timelessness, it consists of ...
The former Kona Inn has been transformed into a stylish, classy shopping center. More than 50 shops and eateries are
housed in all the buildings of the former hotel. The mall occupies a prime strip of oceanfront property across ...
This is one of three palaces in the Hawaiian Islands. It is located in the heart of downtown Kailua Kona,
across from the state's oldest church. From the time of its construction in 1838 up until 1925, the structure ...