Special Church Services, 2019

Services for upcoming holy days, other special services, and programs that blend prayer, fellowship, and learning. Updated regularly.

Also see:
schedule of regular services • calendar of events

Aliʻi Sundays

The Royal Societies are invited to these special occasions.

January 6, 2019

Queen Emma’s Birthday (January 2, 1836)

February 10, 2019

King Kamehameha IV’s Birthday (February 9, 1834)

May 19, 2019

Queen Liliʻuokalani’s Baptism/Conf. (May 18, 1896)

August 18, 2019

Prince Albert’s Birthday and Baptism (May 20, 1858)

October 20, 2018

Princess Kaʻiulani’s Birthday (October 16, 1875)

November 24, 2019

Feast Day: King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma

December 8, 2019

King Kamehameha V’s Birthday (December 11, 1830)


Sundays at 5:30 pm, except as noted

January 6, 2019

for Epiphany

February 3, 2019

for Candlemas

March 3, 2019

the Feast of Charles and John Wesley

April 7, 2019

honoring St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Russia

May 5, 2019

Honoring Prince Albert of Hawai‘i

June 2, 2019

In Memoriam, Hartwell Lee Loy

July 7, 2019


August 4, 2019


September 29, 2019

for Michaelmas

October 6, 2019

for St. Francis

November 3, 2019


November 31, 2019 (Friday)

Kirkin o’ the Tartan celebrating St. Andrew

December 8, 2018

for Advent Processional

Thanks to a generous grant from the Orvis Foundation.

Recent and Upcoming Services

Holy Week Services

The Cathedral will have a full slate of worship offerings beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Easter Sunday. The worship schedule is:

  • Sunday, April 14th: Palm Sunday with Liturgy of the Palms 7:00AM, 8:00AM, 10:30AM
  • Wednesday, April 17th: Midweek Eucharist 11:30AM
  • Thursday, April 18th: Maundy Thursday with Foot Washing 5:30PM
  • Friday, April 19th: Good Friday Liturgy: 12:00N
  • Saturday, April 20th:
    Holy Eucharist 5:30PM
    Great Vigil of Easter 7:00PM
  • Sunday, April 21st: Easter Sunday 7:00AM, 8:00AM, 10:30AM

Ash Wednesday Services, March 6, 2019

Here is the schedule of services for Ash Wednesday, March 6:
7:00 am: Imposition of Ashes, Eucharist
The Rev. Cn. R. K. "Moki" Hino, officiating
11:30 am: Imposition of Ashes and Chrism Mass
The Rt. Rev. Robert L. Fitzpatrick, officiating
5:30 pm: Imposition of Ashes and Choral Eucharist
The Rev. Cn. R. K. "Moki" Hino, officiating More…

2019 Schedule of Ali‘i Sundays and Evensongs released The Cathedral has released its schedule of Ali‘i Sunday services and Evensongs. The Ali‘i Sundays honor members of the royal family of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i, with particular emphasis on King Kamehamena IV and Queen Emma, as they were the founders of this Cathedral. They donated the land on which it stands, and Queen Emma personally supervised the building of the Cathedral edifice. On each of the Ali‘i Sundays the Hawaiian Royal Societies and other ahahui (Hawaiian clubs) join us for the 8:00 am Hawaiian service, and the front pews are reserved for them. A special reception follows. Their processions in and out add an extra note of pageantry to the Hawaiian service. More…

photo: stained glass depicting the sacrament

Advent processional, 2017:

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