Our Cathedral proudly displays three pairs of kāhili. Those are the feathered standards that signify we are in the presence of Ali‘i. On Tuesday, October 6th, Mele Chun, the third generation kumu hulu (feather masters)Continue reading
In 1999, the late Fr. Malcolm Chun commissioned an icon of our royal patrons, King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma, with the artist Robert Lenz. The finished icon was dedicated in November, 1999. The originalContinue reading
The ‘Iolani Guild celebrated Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Birthday on Saturday, August 31 at the Soldier’s Chapel, Scofield, Wahiawa. The event was attended by members of the Royal Societies, as well as Bishop Fitzpatrick and The Rt.Continue reading
Uncle Hartwell, a beloved member of the Cathedral, died on January 29, 2019. His funeral was held on March 1. Because of his long and devoted service to the Cathedral and our community, he wasContinue reading
In 2002 the Royal Patrons Chapel was created in the Cathedral. Popularly known as the Wahi Kapu (sacred space), it is dedicated to the memory of King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma and is a place in which one can reflect on their “spiritual generosity and magnanimous accomplishments.”
By 2015, the chapel included an icon surrounded by kāhili lima paʻa (small kāhili that can be hand-held.) The space was set up for contemplation with movie theater stanchions that set off its boundaries. The overall effect was rather dowdy.