HONOLULU (AP) - The nonprofit Historic Hawaii Foundation is warning that a Catholic church and a Shinto shrine are desperately in need of repairs.
St. Sophia Catholic Church on the island of Molokai was built in 1937. The small wooden building is still in use, but has been worn down by time, weather and termites.
The Jinsha Shinto Shrine on Maui also continues to hold services. It was dedicated in 1915 and is one of the last remaining structures of its kind in Hawaii. The shrine's wood beams are connected mainly by wooden dowels.
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