Learn about La’ie’s deep legacy of faith, with a tour of the La’ie Temple Visitor’s Center. Built by the town’s community of Mormons, or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it was built in 1919 and has been one of La’ie’s most distinctive sites ever since, referred to as “the Taj Mahal of the Pacific.”
Surrounded by lush Hawaiian flora on a gently rising hill that features cascading pools and a large fountain, the La’ie Hawaii Temple graces the north shore of Oahu just a half mile from the Pacific Ocean. Travelers along Kamehameha Highway can’t miss the striking Hale Laa Boulevard that leads the short distance from the highway to the temple. The exquisite boulevard features a tropical garden on one end and palm trees and decorative lights on the other.
You can tour the grounds and the interactive visitor’s center to learn more about why the temple was built and what it means to the strong Mormon population of Hawaii and many other Pacific islands. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a tranquil moment during your busy sightseeing schedule.
Open daily, 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
55-600 Naniloa Loop
La'ie, HI 96762
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