New Korean church built in Lihue, 1906.


ELEELE, Kauai, Nov. 13.—”Like a village standing on a hill,” such is the beautiful church of the Koreans recently built in Lihue, Kauai; it is the building where the Koreans who live in Hanamaulu, Lihue, and there about worship.

This lovely building stands on a rise overlooking the valley of Hanamaulu, and it can be seen proudly standing from all places close by.

This church was built through the assistance of the sugar plantations, and from philanthropists of Lihue, the people who are known to desire fine and righteous endeavors.

On this past Sunday, the consecration of the church was held. People of all ethnicities could come to watch the events of the day. Rev. John Wadman, the superintendent of the Korean mission here, and Rev. S. Hyen performed the consecration that day. Following the prayer of consecration, speeches of congratulations were given by pastors of the different churches of Lihue; amongst the pastors was Rev. Hans Isenberg of the German church who also gave a speech of encouragement, and his words captivated those who were there.

(Kuokoa, 11/23/1906, p. 5)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLV, Helu 47, Aoao 5. Novemaba 23, 1906.

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