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Welcome from the Dean

The Cathedral of St. Andrew exists to proclaim the Glory of God. We do this by seeking, proclaiming and celebrating the True, the Good and the Beautiful. Welcome to our website, and I hope that it will inspire you to visit in person.

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Spotlight

  Collect of the Day Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us in our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,…

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Fr. Moki’s letter to the Congregation

Dear Cathedral ʻOhana: I have been given the honor of being appointed by the Bishop to serve as the Canon Administrator & Priest-in-Charge of the Cathedral of St. Andrew.  I very much look forward to being with you at all three services on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Uncle Nathan Cockett, my former Senior Warden at Holy Apostles is the grandson of Keomailani, first cousin to Queen…

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Announcement of the Appointment of a Canon Administrator & Priest-in-Charge

Bishop’s letter to the Congregation (Nov. 10, 2016) – I am pleased to inform the congregation that last night the Chapter confirmed my appointment of the Reverend Moki Hino as Canon Administrator & Priest-in-Charge of the Cathedral of St. Andrew. As my appointee and representative, he will be responsible for liturgical, programmatic and administrative oversight and management of the Cathedral congregation. He is to join…

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O’ahu Choral Society Concert Writings Etched in My Soul

Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
The Cathedral of St. Andrew

Symphonic Chorus
Chamber Choir
I-Bei Lin, cello
John Renke, organ
Thomas Yee, piano
Esther S. Yoo, conductor

The season opens with a concert commemorating suffering and sacrifice in times of war. We particularly remember victims and veterans of World War II as we prepare to mark, in December, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

This concert presents 20th century choral music inspired by timeless texts. In addition to stirring works by Srul Irving Glick and Randall Thompson, the program features the Hawai’i premiere of Donald McCullough’s Holocaust Cantata, with words written by prisoners in the camps and set to music for chorus, cello, and piano.

Tickets $25-$35
Free admission for veterans and active-duty military personnel. Student discounts available

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Iolani School Christmas Concert

iolani-chorus-ja201611Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral

The Chorus and Hokuloa Singers of Iolani School under the direction of John Alexander with pianist Joanne Watanabe and organist Kathy Crosier, will feature 108 voices from grades 5-12 in a beautiful candlelit atmosphere of reverence and Christmas joy.

Admission and parking are FREE!

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Introducing The New Interim Music Director and Organist: Mr. Todd Beckham

todd-beckham-img_0807Mr. Todd Beckham has been appointed to serve as the “Interim Music Director and Organist” for the Cathedral of St. Andrew and is familiar to the Cathedral having served as a substitute organist and a Choral Scholar since May. Todd has an extensive background in Episcopal Church music and choral direction and while in Massachusetts, he was the organist and director of music at St. Barnabas Episcopal, Falmouth (2011-2016). He also served at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Milton (2002-2011); Boston University Episcopal Chaplaincy (1999-2009); and St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, Dover (1993-2002). While at the Diocese of Massachusetts, he was an instructor in Liturgical Planning and Hymnology for the Diocesan Leadership Program for Musicians (2000-2005). Beyond the Church, he was the conductor of the Meridian Singers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008-2016) as well as other ensembles and has broad experience as a music teacher.

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Godly Play – The Children’s Gathering on the Square

Sundays, 9:15 – 9:55 am
The Loft at St. Peter’s Church

Godly Play 2015

The Children’s Gathering on the Square meets in rooms at the back of St Peter’s Parish Hall from approximately 9am to 10am on Sunday mornings.  The Godly Play program takes place in “The Loft” and is appropriate for children who are curious about the bible stories that they hear in church, enrolled in pre-school through the 4th grade of school.  Children in grades 5 and up are invited to participate in The Rock program located below in “Son Room.”  Older children are welcome to assist as teachers’ aides with either group.The Children’s Gathering on the Square meets in rooms at the back of St Peter’s Parish Hall from approximately 9am to 10am on Sunday mornings. The Godly Play program takes place in “The Loft” and is appropriate for children who are curious about the bible stories that they hear in church, enrolled in pre-school through the 4th grade of school. Children in grades 5 and up are invited to participate in The Rock program located below in “Son Room.” Older children are welcome to assist as teachers’ aides with either group.

November
13 Ten Best Ways
Today we will hear the story of the 10 Best Ways to Live. We will consider that some of these
“ways” can be hard to remember all the time, but God asks us to try. The first four are about how
to Love God while the last six are ways to help people love one another. The middle one,
Remember the Sabbath, is a bridge between Loving God and Loving People, isn’t it?

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Restoration of the Cathedral’s Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ

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Your gifts help ensure that the Great Cathedral Organ will touch lives for generations to come.

Please click here to make an online tax-deductible gift to the Organ Restoration Fund

Can you imagine the Cathedral of St. Andrew without the sound of its magnificent pipe organ?  The organ has harmonized hymns, resonated through the bodies of those attending worship and concerts, unified a community, and inspired countless people for generations.

The Cathedral’s Æolian-Skinner is the largest pipe organ in Hawai‘i and is a major asset to the musical life of Honolulu.  In addition to cathedral worship, the organ is essential for weddings, concerts by visiting artists and dozens of community groups, and for the worship and traditions of the St. Andrew’s Schools.

Under the stress of six decades of heavy, continuous use and various assaults ranging from a leaking roof to termites, …..

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