Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, August 16, 2017 August 18, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Life is back in full swing after being away for four days in California where I had the chance to have dinner with two of my kid brothers (I have three) and my niece and nephew. For me, ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 2, 2017 August 3, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write this morning, I’m looking out my window and see a group of tourists on a walking tour who have stopped in front of the Cathedral and are enjoying the sanctuary and the grounds. I’m ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I look out my window this morning, I see that there are rainclouds in the sky and that it’s going to be a wet day. I find that when the weather is like this, I take the ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki July 19, 2017 July 19, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As many of you know, I have been away on Hawai‘i Island to attend the funeral of my grandmother’s sister and I returned to Honolulu late yesterday afternoon. I thank you for your kind words of comfort and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 12, 2017 July 12, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I walked to the office this morning and came into the Memorial Building cloister, I saw three white terns swirling in the sky and making their way back to the monkey pod tree above the birdbath. It ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 5, 2017 July 5, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’d like to start this week’s missive by saying how incredibly moving our worship was this past Sunday. To preach a sermon about the Kimo Henderson Hula with the composer’s granddaughter in the congregation was truly an honor ... More...

Message from Jasmine Bostock, Seminarian Intern, June 28, 2017 June 29, 2017 Dear Cathedral ‘Ohana, Father Moki asked me to write to you all with some updates on what I have experienced while I have been here. First of all, I would like to thank all of you for the warm welcome ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, June 18, 2017 June 25, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: First of all, I’d like to report an attendance of 198 over four services last weekend, which is a good number for the summer and a holiday weekend. It was nice to see you all and to ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, June 11, 2017 June 25, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write, I find it hard to believe that it is the middle of the week already.  As they say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!”  And I am having fun.  Our services over the weekend were ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, May 14, 2017 May 12, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I am happy to report an attendance of 215 people over four services last weekend and I’m grateful to Father Keleawe Hee for joining us at the 10:30 service to preach and preside. Father Keleawe’s being with ... More...