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Resuming worship in the Cathedral after COVID-19 shutdown May 25, 2020 Resuming worship in the Cathedral after COVID-19 shutdownAfter several long months, we are now able to open the Cathedral to worship, under stringent conditions to prevent any further spread of the corona virus. Services in the Cathedral will begin with Pentecost, the weekend of May 30/31, with ... More...

Bishop Fitzpatrick’s Message on the status of corporate worship May 11, 2020 May 12, 2020 Bishop Fitzpatrick's Message on the status of corporate worship May 11, 2020The Bishop’s Message for Monday, May 11, 2020 The Monday after the Fifth Sunday of Easter Life in the Islands is beginning to open up. Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12th, the Diocesan Support Center will be opening. Canon Sandy, Rae, Denise and ... More...

Live-streaming Worship Services offered during Corona Virus outbreak March 19, 2020 Live-streaming Worship Services offered during Corona Virus outbreakAs our response to the calls for cancelling public gatherings, the Cathedral has suspended public worship services, and is implementing regular live streaming Morning Prayer services. We are currently offering Morning Prayer at 9:00 am M-F, and at 10:00 am ... More...

Richard Nagashima’s Memorial Service, March 14, 2020 March 17, 2020 Richard Nagashima's Memorial Service, March 14, 2020Many people from the Cathedral and the community bid farewell to Richard Nagashima on Saturday, March 14, 2020. When he died, on January 13, Fr. Moki Hino said of him, “Uncle Richard was a kind soul who had a wonderful ... More...

Cathedral Services suspended due to COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Cathedral Services suspended due to COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I am writing to inform you that due to the coronavirus pandemic, worship at the Cathedral will be suspended through at least March 31, 2020. Please monitor the Cathedral website and email messages from the Cathedral ... More...

Message from the Bishop re COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Message from the Bishop re COVID-19 Bishop Fitzpatrick has to day made the following announcement: In addition to this announcement, he has circulated a letter via email, which you may read here. You will find further updates and information on the Diocese’s COVID-19 status page here. More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 4, 2020 March 3, 2020 Message from Fr. Moki, March 4, 2020Dear Cathedral Ohana: I returned to Honolulu from Manila on Saturday morning and arrived in the middle of a downpour.  The rain falling from the sky was a reminder to me of the spiritual cleansing I experience in my three days ... 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...