By Mickey Clausen

Byodo-in-temple, Hawaii

Equipment Info
State/Province/Region
HI
Country
US
Town
Kaneohe
Brief Directions

From Waikiki Take the Pali Highway over the mountains to Kamehameha Highway using the Kaneohe exit continue to the H-3 past the Likelike Highway. Past Windward community College. Travel another three miles and make a left turn onto Ave of the Temples, Which is the main road through the Valley of the temples Memorial Park. The Byodo-in Temple is at the end of this road.

Description

The Byodo-In Temple was built in the 1960's to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrant workers in Hawaii who came to work in the sugar plantation fields. It is a replica of the 950-year-old Byodoin Temple located in Uji, Japan on the southern outskirts of Kyoto.

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Date Added
April 27, 2009
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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