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Hours, Admission & Useful Information

The Temple Grounds are open 8:30am - 5:00pm daily. Last entrance to Temple Grounds is 4:45pm.

The Gift Shop is open 8:30am - 5:00pm daily.

HOLIDAY HOURS FOR THE GIFT SHOP:

Thanksgiving Day 9:00am - 4:00pm
Christmas Eve 9:00am - 4:00pm
Chistmas Day CLOSED
New Year's Eve 9:00am - 4:00pm
New Year's Day 10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission to the Byodo-In Temple grounds is General Admission $5.00 (ages 13-64), $4.00 Seniors (age 65 & up), $2.00 Children (2-12 years).

Entrance Fee - Cash, Visa, Master, Amex & Discover accepted

Group rates: Booked in advance for 10 or more people. General Admission $4.00, Children $2.00

Guided Tours

Plan ahead and call to enhance your visit with a guided tour. Call the gift shop to schedule at 808-239-9844.

Download Our Group Tour Reservation Form.

Guided Tours

Plan ahead and call to enhance your visit with a guided tour. Call the gift shop to schedule at 808-239-9844.

Entrance Fee - Cash, Visa, Master, Amex & Discover accepted

Map & Directions

This is a solemn, religious area. Please be respectful and quiet while in the Valley of the Temples. Please remove your shoes before entering the Byodo-In Temple.

Mosquito repellant recommended.

Please click the photos to the right to see a larger view.


The Byodo-In Temple is a Hawaii State Landmark. When you visit the Byodo-In Temple, you are truly experiencing one of Hawaii’s best kept secrets.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of construction of the Byodo-In, and to celebrate, the U.S. Postal Service launched a new Priority Mail stamp on January 21st.

For more information on the Valley of The Temples Memorial Park in Kahaluu, O’ahu, Hawaii visit the VOT website for a virtual tour.


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