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Daily Archives: April 14th, 2012

Day 109: The Big Island Day Two pt 5

“St. Benedict’s Painted Church was erected in 1899 by Father John Velghe. Without any professional training and using house paint on ordinary wood he beautified the church with his paintings. In those days few Hawaiians could read and so he taught with pictures-most successfully.” ~from The Painted Church Website… The road up to the church was so twisty […]