Kawaiaha'o Church, Honolulu Photos

Kawaiaha'o Church (1836-42) was the national church of the Hawaiian Kingdom and is known as Hawaii's Westminster Abbey. Built of 14,000 thousand-pound blocks of coral rock, it was the church of the Mission (now a museum complex) across the street and was designed by Rev. Hiram Bingham. In the cemetery and inside are memorials to Hawaiian royal family members.

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Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Clock tower of Kawaiaha'o Church built of coral blocks. Honolulu, HI.Clock tower of Kawaiaha'o Church through tropical plants. Honolulu, HI.Side facade of Kawaiaha'o Church known as Westminster Abbey of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI.
Kawaiaha'o Church (1836-42) (553 S. King St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Hiram Bingham. On National Register.Clock tower of Kawaiaha'o Church built of coral blocks. Honolulu, HI.Clock tower of Kawaiaha'o Church through tropical plants. Honolulu, HI.Side facade of Kawaiaha'o Church known as Westminster Abbey of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI.
Kawaiaha'o Church with Hala plant. Honolulu, HI.Cemetery of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Interior of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Organ loft of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Kawaiaha'o Church with Hala plant (Pandanus tectorius). Honolulu, HI.Cemetery of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Interior of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Organ loft of Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Altar of Kawaiaha'o Church flanked by Hawaiian royal feather standards. Honolulu, HI.Hawaiian royal feather standard at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Feather standard in royal box memorializing Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Hawaiian royal feather standard at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Altar of Kawaiaha'o Church flanked by Hawaiian royal feather standards (Kāhili). Honolulu, HI.Hawaiian royal feather standard (Kāhili) at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Feather standard (Kāhili) in royal box memorializing Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Hawaiian royal feather standard (Kāhili) at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Feather standard in royal box memorializing Hawaiian royalty at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Portrait of Elizabeth Keka'aniau La'anui Pratt at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Portrait of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Tomb of King William Charles Lunalilo beside Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Feather standard (Kāhili) in royal box memorializing Hawaiian royalty at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Portrait of Elizabeth Keka'aniau La'anui Pratt (1834-1928) at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Portrait of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole (1871-1922) at Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.Tomb of King William Charles Lunalilo (1835-74) beside Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.
Royal seal on gate of tomb of King William Charles Lunalilo beside Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.


Royal seal on gate of tomb of King William Charles Lunalilo (1835-74) beside Kawaiaha'o Church. Honolulu, HI.



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