|Maui, Hawaii / Jodo Mission
Buddhist Cultural Park at Lahaina.
The statue of the Amida
Buddha is the largest of its kind outside Japan. It was cast in Kyoto, Japan
during 1967-1968. It is made of copper and bronze, stands 12 feet high and
weights approximately three and one-half tons. The Great Buddha was
completed in June 1968, just in time for the Centennial Celebration which
commemorated the immigration of the first Japanese to Hawaii 100 years