Star of the Sea Painted Church
Star of the Sea Church--Kalapana Painted Church
|Architect||Gielen, Evarist, Father|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||97000407|
|Added to NRHP||May 14, 1997|
The Star of the Sea Painted Church in Kalapana, Hawai'i was built in 1927-1928 under the direction of the Belgian Catholic missionary priest Father Evarist Gielen, who painted the upper section of the church interior.
In 1990, the church was moved to its present location just ahead of an advancing lava flow. It is located on Highway 130 between mile marker 19 and 20. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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