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Address: 43 Kapiolani St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2915

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Friendly Parish and great location and times to attend mass.

The entire staff and parishioners made me feel welcomed and felt like I was home attending church. Parishioners came up to meet and introduced themselves and welcome me to their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
James J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The entire staff and parishioners made me feel welcomed and felt like I was home attending church. Parishioners came up to meet and introduced themselves and welcome me to their parish.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

had to say good bye and a hui hou to our beloved Grandma who has been on tis planet for 92 yrs. Bless her and her heart . from your name sake granddaughter. <3 love you gramms

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Again this church has an interesting history, beautiful period art and a calmness and serenity that lovely to experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

The painted walls inside this small church were very interesting and it was the first time we had ever seen a painting of hell inside a church. The wall behind the alter made the samll church look like a cathedral.

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

It was a wonderful experience attending mass here. The congregation was so friendly and made visitors feel welcome! Beautiful church and beautiful people!

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Euless, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Story and paintings were very interesting. Walk thru cemetary was also interesting. Not easy to find. Be patient and enjoy the local scenery. There's a private garden open for a fee in the area that's quite impressive as well, but sadly don't have the name. I'm sure someone at the church will have it. Please support the upkeep of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

gr8 large church, but too many rules to partake of the Holy Communion!? Jesus neva implement any sort of regulations so Y does men><>

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Went to the 9:00 mass and found the choir to be outstanding, the preaching to be inspiring, and the Mass to be reverent uplifting. The church is not a tourist attraction, but a great sanctuary for those who believe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We were visiting from a cruise ship. We always try to visit the Catholic Church when we visit a city and this was certainly on our list. It is a very beautiful old church. Sadly we were there on a Thur. and could not attend Sunday mass. Well worth a visit if you go there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

One of our visits during our Cruise Ship stop. Lovely old church,and whilst we were unfortunately not able to attend a service - we were fascinated as with all of the churches we saw during our Cruise around the Islands.

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