You’ve Probably Never Heard Of This 100-Year-Old Temple Overlooking The Ocean In Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are a true melting pot: with no true ethnic majority, you will find countless different cultures and religions on display throughout the Aloha State — from stunning churches that look like works of art to hidden monasteries most people have never heard of. Of course, you will also find a variety of stunning Buddhist temples, including this stunning little mission in Paia that overlooks the ocean.

The Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission is located at 253 Hana Hwy., Paia, HI 96779, and you can learn more about the mission and its history here. Have you ever heard of — or visited — this Buddhist temple in Hawaii? If so, share your experience and opinions in the comments below.