Skip to Main Content

Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii: Japanese Temple Replica

Elaborate replica of Buddhist Byodo-in Temple in Uji, Japan, in a beautiful Hawaiian cemetery. Open to respectful public after they remove their shoes.

Kaneohe's Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

Address:
47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI
Directions:
HI-83 W for 2.6 mi. Turn left at Hui Iwa St.
Hours:
Daily 9-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
808-239-8811
Admission:
Adults $5, Child $2
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Japanese Temple Replica

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Temple bell.

Japanese Temple Replica

At the back of a cemetery and mortuary, the temple replica area is so peaceful. A final resting place for those who choose to inter their cremains, and a thoughtful place for survivors.

[Clark W, 02/13/2020]

Japanese Temple Replica.

Japanese Temple Replica

There was a $3 admission fee, well worth the price. There is another part -- "American" -- a short drive. As you leave the parking lot of the temple, stay to the right -- it looks as if you are going to the construction area, but just go back. This will take you to the American part.

[Tim Milner, 04/19/2017]

Japanese temple.

Japanese Temple Replica

Very pretty. Many things to see, including a gift shop. The Koi fish were beautiful, and the whole experience was enjoyable.

[Nona Fisher, 09/27/2016]

This replica of Buddhist Byodo-in Temple in Uji, Japan, stands in a Hawaiian cemetery.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Crashed World War II BomberCrashed World War II Bomber, Aiea, Oahu, HI - 5 mi.
First Childhood Home High-Rise Rental Unit of a U.S. PresidentFirst Childhood Home High-Rise Rental Unit of a U.S. President, Honolulu, Oahu, HI - 9 mi.
Baskin-Robbins Where Obama WorkedBaskin-Robbins Where Obama Worked, Honolulu, Oahu, HI - 9 mi.
In the region:
McKinley with Fantasy Treaty of Annexation, Honolulu, Oahu, HI - 9 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Save Cool Vacation Destinations! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Hawaii Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Route 66 Experience: Metal Muffler Man, Springfield, Illinois (May 27-Jun 2, 2024)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Favorite Quirky City Sights