Hawaii, May 18-26, 2015
Part 3 - The Town of Lahaina
The town of Lahaina,
on the west coast of Maui
Remains of the brick palace of Kamehameha I, in Lahaina.
Detail of the brick palace remains.
Ruins of old fort in Lahaina.
View of the island of Lanai, from Lahaina.
The Jodo Mission in Lahaina
This Buddhist mission was founded by Japanese immigrants.
The pagoda, 90 feet tall.
Interior of the temple.
The Great Buddha, 3.5 tons, copper and bronze.
The bell tower.
Close-up of the bell.
At 8:00 each night it rings 11 times.
The Banyan tree in Lahaina
Description of the banyan tree, planted in 1873.
The banyan tree as seen from a block away.
The central trunk.
Some of the peripheral trunks.
Vines extend to the ground and take root.
Hawaii 2015 index
Last updated June 1, 2015