Featured Articles
In This Issue:
+ Funeral Services for Lucille (Tamura) Caldwell
+ Convention XLIX
+ Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Passing of Queen Lili'uokalani
+ CONHM: Maka 'Ala I Ka Lahui
+ Special Guest Speaker at St. Clement's
+ Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training
+ St. Paul's Hoku BBQ Chicken Sale
+ St. Luke's Christmas Craft Fair
+ Camp Mokule'ia Volunteer Day
+ Recycling Church Items
+ 2018 Liturgical Calendars
+ Planning Team Applications Being Accepted
+ ACCW Events Coming Up
+ Holy Nativity Fall Festival & Christmas Sale
+ St. John's By-the-Sea Craft Fair
+ St. Nick's Christmas Market
+ Applications Being Accepted for Official Youth Presence
+ Register Now for Forma Conference
+ Applications Being Accepted for UTO Young Adult, Seminarian Grants
+ Episcopal Relief & Development
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This issue's header photo was taken at the Annual Meeting held on October 21, 2017, at 'Iolani School.  Full coverage will be coming out soon in a special e-Chronicle.  (Photo by Sybil Nishioka)


Proper 25
Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of
faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you
promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus
Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy
Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Book of Common Prayer
p. 235

Upcoming Meetings

Mark Your


Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Von Holt Room,  Honolulu

Breakout after lunch:
Commission on Ministry 
Bishop's Reading Room

Standing Committee
Bishop's Office

Diocesan Council
Diocesan Conference Room

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100th Anniversary Commemoration of Queen Lili'uokalani's Death
Tolling of Bells
Saturday, November 11, 2017
8:30 AM

Committee on Native Hawaiian Ministry: 
Maka 'Ala I Ka Lahui
Friday, November 10, 2017
9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Parish Happenings

Sunday Supper Nights
Preparing food for homeless
Ongoing Sundays, 5:00 PM
St. Mark's, Honolulu

Na Himeni Sing Nights
Ongoing every third Sunday, 6:00 PM
St. Stephen's, Wahiawa
For more info: (808) 330-3769

Evensong & Benediction
Ongoing Sundays 7:00 PM
St. Mark's, Honolulu

Harmony Health & Wellness
Ongoing Mondays, 3:30 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Davies Hall, Honolulu

Rector's Bible Study 
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Christopher's, Kailua
For more info: (808) 262-8176

Healing Mass at St. Mark's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 12:00 PM 
St. Mark's, Honolulu

Aina Haina Farmer's Market
Updated day and time:
Ongoing Wednesdays, 4:00 - 7:30 PM
Holy Nativity, Aina Haina

Tri-church Bible Study
Ongoing Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 735-5944

Free Yoga, Zumba & Tai Chi at St. Mary's
Ongoing days as shown:
Yoga - Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Zumba - Saturdays, 8:30 AM
Tai Chi - Sundays 8:00 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655

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

Makiki Farmers Market
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
St. Clement's, Honolulu
(808) 955-7745

Centering Prayer
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
For more info:  E-mail

Jazz Vespers at St. Peter's
Ongoing Thursdays, 
6:00 PM (Soup & Salad served after the service)
St. Peter's, Honolulu

Pacific Peace Forums (with Potluck)
Ongoing every first Friday, 6:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Von Holt Room, Honolulu
Contact: Dr. Haʻaheo Guanson, (808) 330-3771

Breakfast for Houseless
Ongoing Saturdays, 6:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112

Tai Chi at Epiphany
Ongoing Saturdays, 9:00 AM
Epiphany, Honolulu
(808) 734-5706

Meal Prep for IHS
Ongoing every second Saturday, 12:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
E-mail: Margaret Steele 

Speaker Steven Salaita
Friday, November 3, 6:30 PM
St. Clement's, Honolulu
Download flyer

Godly Play Doorperson Training
Sunday, November 5, 12:00 PM
Emmanuel, Kailua
For more info: (808) 262-4548

Holy Nativity Fall Festival & Christmas Sale
Saturday, November 11, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Holy Nativity Gym, Honolulu
For more info:  (808) 395-0462

St. John's By-the-Sea Craft Fair
Saturday, November 18, 9:00 AM-3:00PM
St. John's BTS, Kaneohe
(808) 239-7198

St. Paul's Hoku BBQ Chicken Sale
Saturday, November 18, 9:30 AM-1:00 PM
St. Paul's, Honolulu
Phyllis Miller (808) 497-5848

St. Luke's Christmas Craft Fair & Rummage Sale
Saturday, December 2, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
St. Luke's, Honolulu
(808) 533-3481

St. Nick's Christmas Market
Saturday, December 2, 9:00 AM-1:00PM
St. Timothy's, Aiea
(808) 469-1089

Camp Mokule'ia Volunteer Day
Saturday, December 9, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Camp Mokule'ia, Waialua
Evan Brock (808) 637-6241


Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. John's, Eleele

Christ Memorial Food Pantry
Ongoing Saturdays, 3:30 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea

Saturday Evening Jazz Vespers Communion Service
Ongoing Saturdays, 5:15 PM
St. Michael's, Lihue

ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 8:00 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. John's, Ele'ele

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Ongoing Wednesdays 8:30 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue

Laundry Love Kauai
Ongoing first & third Wednesdays, 5:30 PM
Kapaa Laundromat, Kapaʻa

Soup Kitchen at St. Paul's
Ongoing last Saturdays, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
St. Paul's (ECWK), Kekaha


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

Morning Prayer & Lectionary Study 
Wednesdays, 9:00 AM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei

Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
For more info: E-mail

Taste and See Workshop
Saturday, October 28, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
For more info: E-mail

ACCW Volunteer Social 2017
Saturday, November 4, 3:00 PM
Good Shepherd, Wailuku

ACCW Chili Cook Off Fundraiser at Holy Innocents
Saturday, November 25, 11:00AM-3:00PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
(808) 661-4202

This is a rescheduled date!
Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training
Saturday, January 13, 2018
(Was November 11)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Good Shepherd, Wailuku
For more info: E-mail


Teen Tech at St. James'
Second & fourth Sundays, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St. James' (Spencer Building), Kamuela

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

St. James' Men's Bible Study
Ongoing Mondays, 8:30 AM
St. James' Parish Office, Waimea
(808) 885-4923

St. Jude's Women's Bible Study
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM

A Scholarly Exploration of Sunday's Scriptures
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. James', Kamuela
(808) 885-4923

Ka'u Food Pantry 
Ongoing last Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Call Karen:  (510) 778-5500

St. Augustine's Bible Study
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM (Bring a sandwich)
St. Augustine Vicarage, Kapa'au

St. James' 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

The Labyrinth Book Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Christ Church, Kealakekua
For more info:  Nancee Cline  (808) 324-1192

Godly Play Core Training
October 27-29
St. James, Waimea

Jumble Sale, Plants and Pancakes at St. Jude's
Saturday, November 11, 8:00 AM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
For more info: (808) 939-7555

Queen Liliu'okalani Centennial Memorial Service
Saturday, November 11, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Holy Apostles, Hilo

Parish Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, November 18, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. James', Waimea
Tim Bostock: (808) 382-3290


Visit the Diocesan website HERE for more information on the positions listed below:

Part-time Music/Choral Director
Holy Nativity, Honolulu

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October 26, 2017


This Saturday!
Funeral Services for Lucille (Tamura) Caldwell
Funeral Services for Lucille (Tamura) Caldwell, will be held this Saturday, October 28, 2017, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 98-939 Moanalua Road, Aiea.  Visitation is at 9:00 AM and the service will begin at 10:00 AM.

Before retiring, Lucille was on the staff of the Office of the Bishop where she ultimately served as the Diocesan Program Officer under Bishop Chang.  Before joining the Bishop's staff, she was a teacher and administrator at St. Andrew's Priory School.  She is survived by her husband, David Caldwell; her daughters, Amy Yonashiro, Patti Nagami and Lisa Tamura-Tanoue; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

The family requests no flowers. Donations can be made to St. Timothy's or the American Cancer Society.
49th Annual Meeting of Convention

The 49th Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i has come to a close, and convention delegates and participants in the Education Day are looking forward to further developing and implementing the vision and Strategic Plan for the Diocese in coming months .  

Full coverage of the meeting and related events will be coming out soon in a special e-Chronicle meeting issue, that will include this year's Bishop's Cross recipients (pictured above), Norma and Rev. Frank Chun, and Kala Holden for Dot Shigemura.  For now, photos, and special videos presented can be viewed on the diocesan website , Facebook page and also on the Diocese of Hawai'i's Youtube channel
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Passing of Queen Lili'uokalani
November 11, 2017, marks the 100th Anniversary of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Lili'uokalani. Churches around the state will be observing this day in myriad ways.

Bishop Fitzpatrick is encouraging all of the churches, schools and missions in the Diocese to join together in the tolling of bells at 8:30 AM, and to conduct observances of meditation, song and prayer appropriate for the day.  (See special announcement HERE.)

A special community event is planned for the Queen's Statue at the State Capitol at 8:30 AM, on November 11, 2017. 

There will be a special 100th Memorial Service at Holy Apostle's Episcopal Church in Hilo on this day, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. All are invited to attend.
CONHM: Maka 'Ala I KaLahui

Come and join the Committee on Native Hawaiian Ministry as we gather together to talk story and kukakuka about our Hawaiian culture, presence and well-being in the Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i. All are welcome to attend this special event:

Friday, November 10, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Doors open at 9:00 AM)
Church of the Epiphany
1041 10th Avenue, Honolulu

Facilitated conversations will be on topics such as Hawaiian language in the liturgy, music, commemorations, health, incarceration and land.  We will discuss how our church addresses these topics and what more we can do to connect our Hawaiian history, our values and our faith to build God's kingdom. All are invited to attend!

Registration is $20 and includes Continental breakfast and lunch. Scholarships for travel from neighbor islands are available. For more information, download the flyer  HERE , and to register, click HERE .  
Special Guest Speaker at St. Clement's:
Why Palestine is Everyone's Moral Issue
The Parish of St. Clement will be hosting a special gathering featuring guest speaker Steven Salaita, author of numerous books and articles on Arab-American studies and the depiction of the Middle East in American Media. He will be giving an overview of modern Palestine-Israel history and why it is one of the most important issues of our time. 

The event will take place on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at St. Clement's, 1515 Wilder Avenue in Honolulu, and Middle Eastern pupus will be served.  St. Clement's is co-sponsoring this event with SABEEL, and is the sponsoring parish of Friends of SABEEL North America (FOSNA). For more information, download the flyer HERE.
Change in date!
Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training at Good Shepherd Offered
The November 11 Eucharistic Minister/Eucharistic Visitor training taking place at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Wailuku, Maui, has been postponed.  

The new training date is Saturday, January 13, 2018. The training will take place from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. These are licensed ministries in the Diocese of Hawai'i and will be led by Rev. John Hau'oli Tomoso. For more information about the training download the flyer HERE, and to register, contact Tomoso at (808) 280-1749, or e-mail him.
St. Paul's Hoku BBQ Chicken Sale
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is holding its Hoku BBQ Chicken Sale on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Don't miss this opportunity to take a break from cooking and enjoy some delicious chicken! The cost of a ticket for one whole BBQ Chicken is $12.50. To purchase a ticket, contact Phyllis Miller at (808) 497-5848. St. Paul's is located next to the Cathedral of St. Andrew, and the pick-up will be on the corner of Queen Emma and Beretania streets in Honolulu.
St. Luke's Annual Christmas Craft & Rummage Sale
St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be holding their annual Christmas Craft and Rummage sale on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  There will be lot of great items for sale! Proceeds will be used for their ministry and outreach efforts.  St. Luke's is located at 45 N. Judd Street in Honolulu. For more information, contact the church office at (808)  533-3481.
Save the date!
Camp Mokule'ia Volunteer Day
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Camp Mokule'ia will be holding a volunteer day on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Come help care for God's creation. Lots of work in the camp garden, beach front, sustainability projects, Naupaka plants and more. More information to follow. If you have questions, call (808) 637-6241 or e-mail Evan Brock.
Recycling Church Items
Does your church have books, tapes, vestments and other items that you don't use or need?  Since 1972, the Anglican Digest has shared more than 245,000 items through their Operation Pass Along!  They fill book requests from seminarians and readers at no cost other than shipping and handling. When funds are available, they will ship books and vestments to churches and rectors in less developed countries where access to those items are limited or too costly. For more information, visit their website HERE.
2018 Liturgical Calendars

2018 liturgical calendars are now available through Forward Movement. The calendars are color-coded and features the feasts of The Episcopal Church.  Bulk pricing is available for churches that would like to order these great wall calendars for members.  For more information, visit Forward Movement HERE.

What's Happening in The Episcopal Church? 

Announcements from around The Episcopal Church & beyond 

Planning Team Applications Being Accepted for Young Adult Festival at General Convention
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Applications are now being accepted for planning team members for the General Convention Young Adult Festival, scheduled to run concurrently with the 79th  General Convention of the  Episcopal Church in Austin, TX (Diocese of Texas). The Young Adult Festival will be held July 4-9, 2018 in Austin, TX.

The Young Adult Festival is designed for young adults 18-30 years old to meet peers from across the globe, pray and learn together, engage in the church's legislative process, and help discern God's call for the Episcopal Church. The planning team will develop the elements of the Young Adult Festival, including workshops, speakers, and schedule. 

"The planning team will work together to create a framework for young adults from across the church to experience General Convention," explained the Rev. Shannon Kelly, Episcopal Church Officer for Young Adult and Campus Ministries. "With worship, workshops, networking, and housing, the festival makes General Convention accessible and enjoyable for rookies, advocates, and leaders alike."

Planning team members must be 18+ years old (high school graduate) and must be able to attend a planning meeting April 5-8, 2018 as well as be at General Convention July 3-9, 2018 in Austin, TX.

Application is available in English HERE.  Deadline for applications is November 6.  For more information, contact Kelly at skelly@episcopalchurch.org.

Previously Announced Event Reminders 

ACCW Events Coming Up!
Maui's A Cup of Cold Water outreach ministry has two big events coming up as follows:

Annual Volunteer Social 2017
Celebrating Four Years of Volunteerism!
Saturday, November 4, 3:00-5:00 PM
Parish of the Good Shepherd, 2140 Main Street, Wailuku
The wonderful ACCW volunteers and spouses/significant others, are invited to attend the annual Volunteer Social for lots of yummy food, music and merry-making!  Please e-mail your RSVP by October 15 to Paula Baldwin at paula@accwmaui.org. Following the social, all are  welcome to attend the Eucharist service at Good Shepherd from 5:00-6:00 PM. 

Chili Cook Off & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Saturday, November 25, 2017, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Church of the Holy Innocents, 561 Front Street, Lahaina
$20 at the Door ($5 goes to ACCW). Children 10 & Under Free. To enter the chili cook off or to donate items for the silent auction, download the form HERE. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the church office at office@holyimaui.org, (808) 661-4202, or visit their website HERE.
Holy Nativity Fall Festival & Christmas Sale
Holy Nativity's annual Fall Festival and Christmas Sale is set for Saturday, November 11, from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM in the gym. There will be a school bake sale, food, silent auction, and tons of great items from their thrift store including jewelry, decorations, and collectibles that make great gifts. For more information contact Cindy at (808) 395-0462, or e-mail her .
St John's By-the-Sea Craft Fair
St. John's By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Kaneohe will be holding  their first ever Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. There will be a variety of local vendors selling handmade jewelry, organic body powders, hand-sewn blankets/bags/aprons, home grown plants, kulolo, essential oil rollers, hats and much more! Ono food will be served up including Aunty Ipo's famous long rice, musubis, and beef stew!  St. John's By-the-Sea is located at 47-074 Lihikai Drive in Kaneohe. For more information, call the church office at  (808) 239-7198.
St. Nick's Christmas Market
St. Nicholas Episcopal Church in Kapolei will be holding a Christmas Market on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, on the St. Timothy's campus located at 98-939 Moanalua Road in Aiea.  There will be a variety of vendors and a snack bar. Come early and plan to get your Christmas shopping done!  For more information or if you are an interested vendor, contact St. Nicholas at (808) 469-1089 or e-mail:  info@stnicholaskapolei.org.
Applications Being Accepted for Official Youth Presence at Episcopal Church General Convention 2018
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Applications are now accepted for high school students who want to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) at the  Episcopal Church 79th  General Convention to be held Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13, 2018 at  The Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas (Diocese of  Texas).

Applications and information are available  HERE. Deadline for applications and nominations is November 1, 2017.  Questions should be directed to Bronwyn Clark Skov at bskov@episcopalchurch.org or 646-242-1421.  
Register Now for Forma Conference  2018

The 21st Annual Forma Conference will be held January 23-26, 2018, at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston, SC.   This conference will equip Formation leaders, whether lay, ordained, full-time, part-time, or volunteer, to better navigate the racial and social justice issues we face as a church and society. For more information and to register, visit their website HERE.
Applications Being Accepted for United Thank Offering Young Adult, Seminarian Grants for 2018
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[September 5, 2017] Applications are now being accepted for the 2018  United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults; and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians.

The focus of the grants is  The Jesus Movement: Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care.

The United Thank Offering is a gratitude ministry of the  Episcopal Church to support innovative mission and ministry in the whole Church. Known worldwide as UTO, the United Thank Offering awards grants for new projects and programs that address innovative approaches to ministries within their communities that meet the stated focus for the year.

Young Adult and Seminarian grants are awarded within the Episcopal Church only.   Complete guidelines, application forms and information are available  HERE. Application deadline is Friday, November 3, 2017.
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Your donations are vitally important now more than ever.  Episcopal Relief & Development is responding to the horrific suffering caused by the natural disasters around the world. 


In case you missed it, click on the image above to read

the latest August 2017 issue of the E-Chronicle.    


Did you miss an edition of the E-News? Listed below are the titles of some recently published announcements. To see the complete article, click on the linked issues below or visit the Diocesan website's 

October 25, 2017:  100th Anniversary Commemoration of Queen Lili'uokalani's Death

October 3 & October 23:  Death & Funeral Services of Lucille (Tamura) Caldwell

Sale of Metcalf Property

CONHM: Maka 'Ala I Ka Lahui

ACCW Events Coming Up

Register Now for FORMA Conference

Clergy Transitions: McCallister/Lukens

Godly Play Training

Episcopal Church Bishops Challenge Trump, Congress on DACA

Data from 2016 Parochial Reports Now Available

Presiding Bishop's Message on Hurricane Harvey

September 2, 2017:   Special Announcement -   A Celebration of the Life of The Rt. Rev. Richard S. O. Chang

August 30, 2017:  Special Announcement -  Death of Bishop Richard S. O. Chang

August 27, 2017: Special Announcement - Hurricane Harvey

Special Messages from the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Fitzpatrick

Continued Prayers & Search for Potential Kidney Donor for Peter Pereira

St. Clement's Calls New Rector

The Rev. Rudolph "Rudy" Duncan

Status of the Mac Cray Building

Applications Being Accepted for Official Youth Presence



Contact Information
Sybil Nishioka, Editor

Communications Contractor, News

The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai`i

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