Saint Raphael is the oldest Catholic church on the island. It was built in 1841. It has a famous stone prayer room and grotto, but the scale is not grand enough.
Visited during Christmas light festival. Enjoyed very much. Property, chapel and church was well maintained and I felt safe walking through the areas in the evening.
The oldest Catholic Church in Hawaii. Beautiful place. Nice grounds. Out of the way on a dead end road but easy to get to.
Discovered this on a whim and loved the history. Beautiful little church and well maintained grounds. Worth a stop to check it out.
...in my opinion. I'm thinking maybe I should give it a better than an average rating because God deserves extra points. I'm trying to be objective though. It is an old and interesting-looking chur...
St. Raphael Church....so beautiful it took my breath away! The choir was amazing, it brought tears to my eyes. So very moving. Wish I could return some day. Wonderful Mass, wonderful homily.