Kona Hawaii Temple
70th operating temple
Physical Address75-230 Kalani Street
Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740-1833
Mailing Address75-230 Kalani St
Kailua Kona, HI 96740-1833Telephone 808-331-8504
Toll free: 866-344-0727
Announcement: 7 May 1998
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication: 13 March 1999 by John B. Dickson
Public Open House: 12–15 January 2000
Dedication: 23–24 January 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley
Site: 7.02 acres (including adjacent meetinghouse).
Exterior Finish: White marble veneer.
Ordinance Rooms: Two ordinance rooms (two-stage progressive) and two sealing.
Total Floor Area: 10,700 square feet.
"We must build more temples, and we must build them more quickly. This is the season to build temples. They are needed, and we have the means to do so. The Lord will hold us accountable if we do not work with greater accomplishment than we are now doing."
—Gordon B. Hinckley
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