The Cathedral of St. Andrew: Massively Impressive Church 

Visiting the Cathedral of St Andrew in Honolulu is a great way to take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Saint Andrew’s Cathedral is the most famous example of Gothic Revival architecture in Hawaii. It is built of sandstone from England and Hawaiian sandstone. 

It is named after one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, and is part of the Anglican Communion. The Cathedral’s unique stained glass artwork is the most distinctive feature of the building. 

It is the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii. In 2012, the Diocese celebrated its 150th anniversary. A documentary was also produced to celebrate this occasion.  

Cathedral of Saint Andrew was being built in the French Gothic style. The first phase of construction was completed in time for Christmas 1886.  

The cathedral was designed by William Slater and R. H. Carpenter. It is the only example of French Gothic-style architecture in the Hawaiian Islands. 

St. Andrew’s Cathedral was built by the royal family. It is a Gothic Revival building. It is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.  

There is a special chapel in the Cathedral called the “Royal Patrons’ Chapel,” dedicated to the memory of Queen Emma. It is located in the western facade.