Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, July 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Thankfully, I feel like I am back in this time zone after being home for a week from General Convention. Surprisingly, it took me quite a while to get over the jet leg. Needless to say, I’m very ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 18, 2018 July 18, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It was wonderful to be back with you at worship on Sunday after being away for almost two weeks at General Convention in Austin, Texas. Thank you to those of you who came to church and especially to ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 11, 2018 July 11, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you from the General Convention here in Austin, I see light at the end of the tunnel and our business coming to an end. The time here has been fulfilling, but intense and I ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 4, 2018 July 4, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: This morning I write to you from Austin, Texas where I’m serving our diocese as a deputy to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. I arrived here late Monday evening and Tuesday morning I hit the ground ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, June 27, 2018 July 4, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this morning, I am looking out the window of my office at the shower trees on Queen Emma Square and taking in their beautiful colors.  It’s a wonderful and prayerful way to start ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, June 20, 2018 July 4, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: This week I am writing to you from Hawai’i Island where I came to conduct the funeral of a good friend, Piilani Cook, as well as to make my monthly visit to see my grandmother. Last night I went ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, June 6, 2018 June 9, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: There’s a light rain coming in from the Koʻolau Mountains as I write to you this morning. It puts me in a reflective mood and gives me the opportunity to sit and think about my blessings, especially the ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, May 31, 2018 June 1, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: First of all, I’d like to thank the congregation for contributing to the mission and ministry of Camp Mokuleia on Trinity Sunday. You gave $684 and I very much appreciate that, especially because my father’s childhood home was ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, May 16, 2018 May 16, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I have been home on the Big Island visiting with my grandmother over the past couple of days. It’s been an interesting trip, especially being in Hilo and so close to all the volcanic activity that is going ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki May 9, 2018 May 9, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I would like to start off my weekly letter to you by letting you know that Gay Sato, daughter of Richard and Euphemia Nagashima, passed away last night after a long illness.  Please keep the Nagashima Family in ... More...