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St. Joseph Catholic Church,

43 Kapiolani St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2915
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I attended mass after moving here, trying to find a new home church. I won't be going back. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jessica M
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Navarre, Florida, United States
Pleasant Catholic Church

Nice old Catholic Church. Services throughout the day , Sunday and also on Saturday night. New... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Miriahm D
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Boulder, Colorado
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mass times” (3 reviews)
“parishioners” (4 reviews)
“lei” (4 reviews)
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43 Kapiolani St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2915
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended mass after moving here, trying to find a new home church. I won't be going back. There is nothing bad about anyone that attends, but the singing from the main cantor hurt my ears & I almost started laughing when she started (I...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice old Catholic Church. Services throughout the day , Sunday and also on Saturday night. New style, greeting strangers, engaging strangers after mass. Very pleasant.

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Big parish with visitors being made to feel very welcome. Mass times are conducive to complementing other town related activities. People attending the Saturday night mass were invited to leave their cars parked until 9 p.m. while they explored more of the town on foot.

Thank yvonmayer
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Visitors will be introduced to the congregation and welcomes to join the Catholic service. Ushers will present you with a welcoming lei and local parishioners will chat with you after services.

1  Thank montgota
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Cycling around Hilo, I couldn't resist popping in the open door to get a feel for the local church architecture. This is a lovely simple building and testament to the natural ventilation prowess of the Hawaiian designers of old. On a muggy hot day, it...More

1  Thank hurlp
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We dropped in during one of our many walks. Love the massive beams and construction that I believe is over 150 years old. This church has seen it all and survived earthquakes, wind and rain and the charm remains.

1  Thank 421Chaz
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lots of mass times to choose from. Lovely people in the parish. Friendly priests.They also have mass times available in their Catholic School on Holy Days.

1  Thank Jennifer E
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.

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 24 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

1  Thank Hawaii96750
Reviewed 19 May 2016

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

1  Thank Cathy B
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