“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Koloa in Kauai County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)

Kōloa Missionary Church

Kōloa Heritage Trail — Ka Ala Hele Waiwai Ho‘olina o Kōloa

— Preserving the Heritage of Po‘ipū & Kōloa —

Kōloa Missionary Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
1. Kōloa Missionary Church Marker
Inscription.  Kōloa Missionary Church sanctuary is part of a homestead once owned by Dr. James W. Smith, a medical missionary. In 1842, he began a practice of over 40 years, later becoming an ordained minister at The Church at Kōloa. His grandson, Dr. Alfred Herbert Waterhouse, added a clinic to the homesteat in 1933.
Erected by Po‘ipū Beach Foundation. (Marker Number 14.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 21° 54.083′ N, 159° 27.967′ W. Marker is in Koloa, Hawaii, in Kauai County. Marker is on Poipu Road (Hawaii Route 520) south of Koloa Road (Hawaii Route 530), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Koloa HI 96756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yamamoto Store & Kōloa Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Koloa, Birthplace of the Hawaiian Sugar Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kōloa Jodo Mission (approx. 0.3 miles away); Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hapa Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pā‘ū a Laka (Moir Gardens) (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pu‘uwanawana Volcanic Cone (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Koloa.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is the first of the Kōloa Heritage Trail markers, and has a link to a list of all Kōloa Heritage Trail markers.
Kōloa Missionary Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
2. Kōloa Missionary Church and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,524 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jun. 24, 2024