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Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace

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Address: 1184 Bishop St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2859
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+1 808-536-7036
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00

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Choir voices like heaven

This Cathedral was a amazing place to visit. it is a very old and historic church that has been very well kept. All the locals were very welcoming and friendly. The choir and... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
James E
Westwood Lassen County, California
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Westwood Lassen County, California
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

This Cathedral was a amazing place to visit. it is a very old and historic church that has been very well kept. All the locals were very welcoming and friendly. The choir and musicians are in the upstairs balcony, and when they sing and play you feel like they are singing to you from heaven. We were greeted when we... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

You'll be amazed to step inside the oldest cathedral in the US in continued use until today. It even houses the artifact of Saint Father Damien and Saint Marianne Cope.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

About to under go its first and needed renovation timed to celebrate 175th anniversary in 2018. Has a famous pipe organ, built and decorated in Hawaiian color tones. It's a very active church that supports the works of Saint Damien (Fr. Damien who worked with the Hawaiian lepers). Lots of historical reliques and artifacts

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

There is so much history here. I think its the oldest Catholic church in Hawaii and the only church over 100 years old that is in use. They also house the relics of St. Damien and Maryanne. It is an true sanctuary from the hustle and bustle outside which is downtown Honolulu. You do not have to be Catholic to... More 

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Oahu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

It was a wonderful experience being inside the oldest cathedral in the US that is still in use. Its beautiful inside and out. They offer free parking and have a small gift shop. It is right in Chinatown so its easy to walk from there and grab lunch and see other things when you are finished.

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This is the oldest continuous running cathedral in the USA. Key words continuous as a couple of older ones were closed for a short time. The cathedral was built over a three years period and completed in 1943. It's most widely known for having the body of and relic of one saint and a relic of another. Blessed Damien de... More 

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Rocky Point, New York
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We weren't in Honolulu on the weekend so we had no idea that the Cathedral was closed from Monday-Friday for renovations. I guess we'll be back on the next trip.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is one of the oldest cathedrals in the United States but more importantly, the home parish of St. Damien. St. Marianne Cope also prayed here on their way to Moloka'i to tend to those afflicted with Hanson's Disease (leprosy) near the end of the 19th century. The Church remains largely what is was back then and houses relics of... More 

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Heath, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

We almost literally stumbled upon this church. Very welcoming congregation, and very peaceful place to visit. Display of Fr. Damien and Sr. Cope.

Thank ekm321
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

We went for Mothers day and it was gorgeous. They welcome us and even lei'd us. We were asked to participate in the offering and that was very humbling. Great people!!!

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