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St. Raphael Church

3011 Hapa Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9799
+1 808-742-1955
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Welcoming Catholic Parish, Beautiful Grounds

We got up extra early to attend the 7 AM Sunday Mass - it was worth it! Such a welcoming parish... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
readinJC
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San Diego, California
very friendly parishioners, wonderful setting

We always feel welcome at St. Raphael's. The parishioners and priests are very helpful. The... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
644Steve
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Oakland, California
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Oldest Catholic Church in Hawaii, built in 1841, beautiful gardens and grounds. Walk the stations of the cross, overlooking the ocean surrounded by green mountains. Spiritual place, quiet, peaceful and lovely.
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3011 Hapa Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9799
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We got up extra early to attend the 7 AM Sunday Mass - it was worth it! Such a welcoming parish, and a historical site.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We always feel welcome at St. Raphael's. The parishioners and priests are very helpful. The deacon had an excellent homily the weekend of May 13th

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Nice open air Catholic Church, the oldest on Kauai. Even though Mass was celebrated within the building structure, the windows and entrance area were wide open, permitting a nice flow of air through the building. Seem like very hospitable parishioners.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

A must to make a quick visit. Catholic church services are daily. The adjacent cemetery is an interesting place to see with the old gravestones.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The grounds are well maintained and beautiful. You can see the abandoned Koloa Sugar Mill from here, in the distance (we went there too!).

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you are looking for a Catholic Church in Kauai Then ST. Raphael's the church. People are very nice,

Thank MiCHAEL K
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We happened to be in the area in time for mass and were blessed to have been able to celebrate with the parish. The new church is open air with plenty of pews to accommodate locals as well as visitors.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This church was very quaint and has a lot of history. We attended mass where the priest blessed our marriage and gave us a gift of an anniversary prayer.

Thank Lois G
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Enjoyed attending church at St. Raphael's in Koloa - we were at the new church but toured the grounds and the old church also.

2  Thank MissS4
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Found this church on our last visit and made a point to stop in again. Visited the office and was able to talk to the priest about the church and the island. Next time will have to walk the cross stations.

1  Thank Gary O
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Phil S
16 June 2018|
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Response from readinJC | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the parish to find out about your request. Generally, Catholic priests will do this type of blessing in the church, not at the beach.
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