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History of announcements, news, messages…

Message from Fr. Moki, January 15, 2019 January 19, 2020 Message from Fr. Moki, January 15, 2019Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s been interesting walking from home to the Cathedral in the morning these days, especially with the way the wind has been blowing. I find that the wind drowns out much of the ambient noise around me, and ... More...

Queen Emma’s Birthday 2020 January 7, 2020 Queen  Emma's Birthday 2020On January 5, 2020, the Cathedral celebrated our first Ali‘i Sunday of 2020 honoring the birthday of our beloved patron, Queen Emma. The Royal Societies attended the 8:00 am Hawaiian service, and officers of the ‘Iolani Guild for 2020 were ... More...

Christmas Eve 2019: Photos from all three services! December 31, 2019 Thanks to Dixie Kaetsu, Ann Hansen, and Elizabeth Conklin for these great pictures! Best wishes to all for a blessed New Year! More...

Getting ready for Christmas, 2019 December 25, 2019 Many hands make quick work, they say, and many dedicated volunteers helped make beautiful candy and a gorgeous Cathedral! On December 21 and 22, a group including the ‘Iolani Key Club, Carolyn Kishi from HTY, Tiny Chang, Marion Miyashiro, Susan ... More...

Food for Kalihi Waena School, December 2019 December 16, 2019 On December 14, Junior Warden Elizabeth Conklin and Outreach Dept. Chair Barbara service distributed about 120 bags of food gifts to families of kids at Kalihi Waena Elementary School, a school where 80% of the families have incomes below the ... More...

Kirkin o’ the Tartan celebrates St. Andrew, Nov. 30, 2019 December 2, 2019 Kirkin o’ the Tartan celebrates St. Andrew, Nov. 30, 2019  The Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii (SASH) held its annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans  on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 5:30 pm at the Cathedral.  The church service was led by Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii, and included Evensong, ... More...

Feast of the Holy Sovereigns, November 24, 2019 December 2, 2019 A moving blessing ceremony to bless the new additions to the Cathedral’s Wahi Kapu (“sacred space,” the chapel dedicated to our founding patrons King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma) was held before the 8:00 am Hawaiian Eucharist on Sunday, November ... More...

New fans in the Cathedral! November 25, 2019 New fans in the Cathedral!On November 22, 2019, 14 new fans were installed in the Cathedral! There are ten 84″ fans along the side aisles, and four 60″ fans, two on either side of the ambulatory. The 84″ fans produce up to 15,378 cubic ... More...

“Suddenly Last Sunday” – A report on the school supplies ministry July 31, 2019 "Suddenly Last Sunday" - A report on the school supplies ministryAs we have done for more than a decade, Elizabeth Conklin and I started composing notices and adding photos to announcements in late June about the school supplies drive. When I found black and white composition books for 48 cents ... More...

The Cathedral Outreach Committee Helps Kalihi Families by Providing School Supplies July 15, 2019 The Cathedral Outreach Committee Helps Kalihi Families by Providing School SuppliesFor educators, knowing whether a particular child or how many children within a school are eligible for “free or reduced cost lunch” is significant because it reveals which families are hard-pressed financially. Families that qualify for free or reduced cost ... More...