Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print

Waikiki Baptist Church


Photo by David Croxford



St. Augustine may be the most visible church in Waikiki, but for devout Protestants on vacation, the Waikiki Baptist Church offers a welcoming place of worship. “On any given Sunday, 60 percent of the congregation will be tourists,” says pastor Andrew Large. “Of course, not all of them are  necessarily Baptist.” In addition to keeping its doors open for visitors, the church is also hard at work helping out the local community, with a hamburger ministry for those Large calls “the houseless,” and a renewed outreach effort to the young people of Waikiki. “We’re in a real growth spurt right now,” he says. “It’s exciting.”

424 Kuamoo St., 955-3525, www.waikikibaptist.com.

HONOLULU Magazine invites you to comment on our articles and the issues they raise. Comments are moderated for offensive language, commercial messages and off-topic posts. Some comments may be chosen for inclusion in the magazine on the Feedback page, if name and city are included. Comments are moderated as time allows.

Add your comment:

,June