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Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

The First Hawaiian Christian

 
 
The First Hawaiian Christian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, December 27, 2010
1. The First Hawaiian Christian Marker
Inscription.  
The first Hawaiian Christian,
Henry Opukahaia,
died at Cornwall, Conn. 1818

The first Christian
missionaries to Hawaii,
Bingham, Thurston, Whitney,
landed at Kailua, April 12, 1820
with their Hawaiian comrades
Hopu, Kanui, Honoli.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 19° 38.373′ N, 155° 59.64′ W. Marker is in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is at the intersection of Alii Drive and Sarona Road, on the right when traveling north on Alii Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75-5713 Alii Drive, Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hulihe‘e Palace / Moku‘aikaua Church (here, next to this marker); Ki'ope Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); Hulihe‘e Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Niumalu Beach / Kailua Bay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kamakahonu
The First Hawaiian Christian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, December 27, 2010
2. The First Hawaiian Christian Marker
The marker is on the left side of the entrance arch for the Moku'aikaua Church, which is behind the arch.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Ahu'ena Heiau (approx. ¼ mile away); Marine Life (approx. ¼ mile away); Kamakahonu / Kailua Pier (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kailua-Kona.
 
Small Cemetery in front of Moku'aikaua Church image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, December 27, 2010
3. Small Cemetery in front of Moku'aikaua Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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