The Episcopal Church in Hawai'i
Where you'll find announcements and links to upcoming events and activities from around the Diocese
May 30, 2019

Diocesan Events & Special Announcements
HEADER PHOTO: This issue's header photo was taken at the St. Anthony's Retreat Center on O'ahu, during the EfM Mentor Training this past weekend. You can read more about the training on the Diocesan News website HERE . (Photo by Kahu Kaleo Patterson)
Concert at St. Peter's Honoring Queen Lili'uokalani
St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Honolulu will be holding a special concert, 'Onipa'a, Honoring Queen Lili'uokalani, on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 4:30 PM. To view the impressive line-up of performers, view the flyer HERE. The concert is free and open to the public. St. Peter's is located at 1317 Queen Emma Street in Honolulu. For more information, call the church at (808) 533-1943.
Special Evensong at The Cathedral for Hartwell Lee Loy
Uncle Hartwell, a beloved member of the Cathedral, died on January 29, 2019. His funeral was held on March 1. Because of his long and devoted service to the Cathedral and our community, we will celebrate his life in a special Evensong on June 2, 2019, 5:30 PM, with the Cathedral Choir and Orvis choral scholars, under the direction of Music Director Todd Beckham. Service music will feature Charles Villiers Stanford’s Evening Service in C, as well as the anthem, Evening Hymn by Henry Balfour Gardner.
Mokule'ia Day Camp at The Cathedral
The Cathedral will host a 5-day summer fun camp session June 17-21, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The camp will be led by highly-trained Camp Mokule'ia staff and visiting Camp Kanuga staff from North Carolina, co-sponsored by the Cathedral along with St. Peter's and St. Paul's. The camp is open to all kids finishing grades 1-5. Cost is $100 per child. For more information please call the Camp office at (808) 637-6241. Download the flyer!
Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training: O'ahu
There will be a training for Eucharistic Ministers and Eucharist Visitors on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Von Holt Room. Training will begin at 9:00 AM for both until lunch. After lunch, those intending to become Eucharistic Visitors will stay until 3:30 PM. More information and registration can be found HERE. People from the neighbor islands may attend this training, but airfare will not be covered by the Diocese. Neighbor island trainings are being scheduled.
Evensong & Benediction
Ongoing Sundays, 5:00 PM
St. Mark's, Honolulu
Rector's Bible Study   
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Christopher's, Kailua
For more info: (808) 262-8176
Kay's Cafe Free Hot Lunch
(Volunteers welcomed & always needed)
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Wallyhouse, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Free Yoga at St. Mary's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655
Healing Mass at St. Mark's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 12:00 PM 
St. Mark's, Honolulu
Healing Prayer and Bible Study at St. Elizabeth's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
Healing Prayer Service and Bible Study at St. Luke's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Luke's, Honolulu
Bible Study & Eucharist at the Cathedral
Ongoing Wednesdays:
Bible Study 10:00-11:00 AM
(Von Holt Room)
Holy Eucharist 11:30 AM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
Tai Chi at Epiphany
Ongoing Thursdays, 9:00 AM
Epiphany, Honolulu
(808) 734-5706
Moʻiliʻili Service Center
Free medical & legal services, clothing, food, bus passes
Ongoing every last Thursday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655 
Centering Prayer (Honolulu)
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Nativity, Aina Haina
(808) 373-2139
Makiki Farmers Market
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
St. Clement's, Honolulu
(808) 955-7745
Centering Prayer (Honolulu)
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM 
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
For more info:  E-mail
Centering Prayer (Kailua)
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM
Emmanuel, Kailua
(628) 400-2644
Jazz Vespers at St. Peter's
Ongoing Thursdays, 
6:00 PM (Soup & Salad served after the service)
St. Peter's, Honolulu
Breakfast for Houseless
(Volunteers welcomed & needed!)
Ongoing Saturdays, 6:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Free Zumba at St. Mary's
Ongoing Saturdays, 8:30 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655
Ti Leaf Lei Making Workshop
St. Michael and All Angels' ReSource for Christian Spirituality will be holding their annual ti-leaf lei making workshop on Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, at Lihue Christian Church, 2943 Kress Street in Lihue. The leis will be placed on gravesites at Kalaupapa, Moloka'i, by Lei Halia volunteers. Lots of ti leaves are needed and should be boned and put in baggies. They can be dropped off on Sundays at St. Michael's, where they will be placed in the freezer until the workshop. For more information, contact Phyllis Meighen at (808) 647-4346, or e-mail spirituality@stmichaels-kauai.org.
Save the date! Invite-Welcome-Connect coming to Kaua'i
All Saints' Episcopal Church will be hosting a special presentation, Invite-Welcome-Connect, on Saturday, August 31, 2019, led by its founder, Mary Parmer. The Diocese of Hawai'i is bringing Parmer to O'ahu for an event on September 7, and All Saints' is arranging for her to come to Kaua'i beforehand so that people on the Garden Island will be able to learn about this new ministry. Stay tuned for more details!
North Shore Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing first & third Sundays, 4:00 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea
Men's Fellowship Group
Ongoing Mondays, 9:00 AM
Kilauea Bakery, Kilauea
ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 8:00 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Ongoing Wednesdays 8:30 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. John's, Ele'ele
Laundry Love Kauai
Ongoing first & third Wednesdays, 5:30 PM
Kapaa Laundromat, Kapaʻa
North Shore Food Pantry
Ongoing Saturdays, 3:30 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea
Saturday Evening Jazz Vespers Communion
Ongoing Saturdays, 5:15 PM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Good Shepherd Vacation Bible School
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Wailuku, will be holding a Vacation Bible School, on June 14 & 15, 2019. Children 9 years and up are welcome to stay for overnight lock-in, and children under 9 will need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian to stay overnight. Please register before Friday, June 7. Call the church office at (808) 244-4656.
Register Now for Camp Keanae
The staff at Camp Mokule'ia will be offering youth camp sessions on Maui, July 16-20, 2019, at Camp Keanae in Haiku. There will be an Elementary Camp (finished grades 2-5) and a Middle School Camp (finished grades 6-8). Cost is $345 per child. Remember that Camp Mokule'ia has offered all churches in the Diocese, four $250 scholarships! For more information and to register, visit their website HERE.
A Cup of Cold Water Volunteer Appreciation
The annual A Cup of Cold Water (ACCW) appreciation event will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 4:00-6:00 PM, at Trinity By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Kihei. The gathering of ACCW volunteers and friends is to honor and thank all for work, support, prayers with our outreach mission to serve the neediest of Maui with the essentials for life—especially served with compassion.
SPECIAL REQUEST FROM ACCW: Supplies are low in large and XXL t-shirts, board shorts and rubber slippers... bottled water is always appreciated! Mahalo nui!
Team Outreach Sandwich Making
Ongoing Sundays, 8:30 AM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
Centering Prayer Group
Mondays, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei
For more info:  E-mail
Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
For more info:   E-mail
PBJ Sandwiches for ACCW
Ongoing second Saturdays
9:00 AM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei
West Maui Clothing Swap
Ongoing second Saturdays
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina

Big Island
Register Now for Camp Mekokiko
The staff at Camp Mokule'ia will be offering youth camp sessions on the Big Island, June 16-20, 2019, at Camp Mekokiko in Kohala. There will be an Elementary Camp (finished grades 2-5) and a Middle School Camp (finished grades 6-8). Cost is $345 per child. Remember that Camp Mokule'ia has offered all churches in the Diocese, four $250 scholarships! For more information and to register, visit their website  HERE.
Kanikapila Saturday at Holy Apostles
Letʻs play music! Come on down for a grass-roots style, Hawaiian music experience on June 22, 2019, from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM, on the church lanai. Holy postels is located at 1407 Kapiolani Street in Hilo. For more information, contact the office at (808) 935-5545. E Kanikapila Kākou!
St. Jude's July Spaghetti Dinner
St. Jude's Episcopal Church will be holding a Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner on Friday, July 12, 2019. Doors open at 5:30 PM, and dinner is served at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door for $8 per person, $15 for two, or $20 for a family. You can also pre-purchase your tickets at Sunday services beginning at 9:30 AM. The event contact number is (808) 939-7555 (leave a message). St. Jude's is located at 92-8606 Paradise Circle in Ocean View.
Lincoln Park Prayer & Feed the Hungry
Ongoing first Sundays
Lincoln Park, Hilo
Holy Apostles (808) 935-5545
Teen Tech at St. James'
Second & fourth Sundays, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St. James' (Spencer Building), Kamuela
Centering Prayer in Hilo
Ongoing Mondays, 4:30 PM
Holy Apostles, Hilo
(808) 859-3847
The Labyrinth Book Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Christ Church, Kealakekua
For more info: Nancee Cline (808) 324-1192
St. Jude's Women's Bible Study
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Ka'u Food Pantry 
Ongoing last Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Call Karen: (510) 778-5500
St. James' Bible Study
Ongoing Wednesdays, Noon
St. James' Spencer Bldg., Waimea
(808) 885-4923
A Scholarly Exploration of Sunday's Scriptures
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. James', Kamuela
(808) 885-4923 
Weekly Community Meal
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
St. James' Pavilion, Waimea
For more info: (808) 885-4923
St. Jude's Men's Bible Study
Ongoing Fridays, 9:00 AM
McKinney Place
For more info:  (808) 939-7000
St. James' Women's Bible Study
Ongoing, First Fridays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. James', Waimea
For more info: (808) 885-4923 
St. Jude's Free Hot Showers and Soup
Ongoing Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Free Community Meal
Ongoing every 4th Saturday, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
St. Augustine's, Kapaau
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Contact Information
Sybil Nishioka, Editor & Communications Contractor
The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i
229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 636-7776
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