- Saint Raphael Catholic Church in Koloa
Saint Raphael Catholic Church in Koloa is a
parishof the Roman Catholic Churchof Hawaiiin the United States. Located in Koloa on the island of Kauai, the church falls under the jurisdictionof the Diocese of Honolulu and its bishop. It is named after Saint Raphael.
The oldest Catholic Church in Kauai, St. Raphael's was founded in 1841, two years after Catholics were granted religious freedom in Hawaii after the French threatened Honolulu. Father
Arsenius Walshestablished the parish.
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