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St. Joseph at Kaupo sets 1st 2021 Mass St. Joseph Mission Church at Kaupo will celebrate its first Mass of 2021 at noon May 30. Mass is celebrated when there is a fifth Sunday in any given month, and these occasions are very special. A potluck will take place after Mass. St. Joseph Mission ...

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Hanamatsuri will be online Two Hanamatsuri services featuring a virtual flower festival and the birth of the Buddha will be held online in April. Makawao Hongwanji Mission will air its festival at 9 a.m. April 4 on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/MakawaoHongwanji/ while the Central Maui ...

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Emmanuel Lutheran sets Easter services Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Kahului announced its Easter schedule, starting with a 6 p.m. service on April 1, Maundy Thursday, the Christian holy day before Easter. The Good Friday service will be held at 6 p.m. April 2. Easter Sunday on April 4 ...

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Makawao Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on March 25 will mark one year since the main gate and front doors were closed due to COVID-19. Since then, the mission continues livestreams of daily sunrise service, Eitaikyo chanting in columbarium, chanting the Shoshinge and weekly Virtual Dharma Family ...

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Schedule for Holy Week set at St. Joseph Church St. Joseph Church in Makawao has announced its services for Holy Week, starting with a 5 p.m. Mass on March 27 and followed by The Passion of The Lord services at 7 a.m., 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Palm Sunday, March 28. A morning Mass at 7 a.m. and ...

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Hope Chapel holds in-person services Hope Chapel in Kihei is hosting in-person services at 6:30 p.m. Fridays and 8:30 a.m. Sundays under the tent outside in the courtyard. Social distancing guidelines will be observed, touchless hand-sanitizer stations will be available and mask-wearing will ...

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E Ola Hou Prevent Suicide Maui County Task Force and Mental Health America of Hawai‘i will hold a panel discussion on how different religious faiths in the community handle the topic of suicide. Local faith leaders and mental health professionals will discuss views on suicide, from ...

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Trinity by-the-Sea Church resumes in-person service Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church announces the resumption of their in-person Sunday Worship Service beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. The Holy Eucharist will be celebrated by the Rev. John Tomoso. It will be within the outdoor sanctuary site ...

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Makawao Hongwanji sets virtual service Makawao Hongwanji will hold a virtual Dharma Family Service at 9 a.m. Sunday. The service will be livestreamed on the temple’s Facebook page and will be available on its YouTube channel later in the day. Rev. Kerry Kiyohara will address the 2021 ...

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Trinity suspends in-person worship Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, an open-air sanctuary at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei, has suspended its Sunday worship service until further notice due to COVID-19 safety concerns, according to an announcement. Trinity Treasures Thrift Shop also is ...

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Chapel to host candlelight service Harvest at Kumulani Chapel will host a Christmas Eve candlelight service from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday. The congregation meets in Hale Hokulani (The Barn) on Office Road in Kapalua. Pastor Ricky Ryan will be sharing a Christmas message. Both services will ...

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St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church in Kihei has announced its Advent and Christmas Services, starting with the Misa de Gallo nine-day novena masses. Each Misa de Gallo service will take place at 5 a.m. Tuesday through Dec. 23, with the exception of Dec. 20, when mass will be held at 7 a.m., 9 ...

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St. Joseph to hold holiday services St. Joseph Catholic Church will kick off a month of holiday services with a vigil mass at 6:30 p.m. Monday to observe the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Two other services will follow at 7 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The church at ...

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There will be an annual blessing of the animals service at 10 a.m. Dec. 5 at Keawala‘i Congregational Church in Makena. Churches celebrate the blessing of animals in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures. At Keawala‘i, it has become a tradition that the blessing ...

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Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Wailuku and Trinity Episcopal Church by-the-Sea of Kihei will hold their Thanksgiving services together at 9 a.m. Thursday in Trinity’s outdoor sanctuary at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei. The Rev. Moki Hino will be the celebrant at Holy Eucharist.  There ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Ministries will be speaking in person at Harvest Kumulani Chapel from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 15. Laurie’s 2020 cinematic crusade, “A Rush of Hope” released in September, has reached more than 1.8 million people worldwide, with over 100,000 making professions of ...

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Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church will hold its annual Pet Blessing at its 9 a.m. service on Sunday. In honor and in commemoration of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, all animals present (live, pictured or stuffed) will receive individual blessings. The outdoor sanctuary is ...

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Trinity Episcopal Church by-the-Sea will resume its regular 9 a.m. service time beginning Sunday. Holy Eucharist will be celebrated weekly in the outdoor sanctuary on the site of David Malo’s historical church at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei. All are invited. Masks must be worn and social ...

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Talk story with Rev. Ken Tanaka Makawao Hongwanji Mission invites everyone to join an online lecture and talk story session with the Rev. Ken Tanaka, a noted Jodo Shinshu scholar, author, professor emeritus and ordained Buddhist priest. He will be joining the mission live from Japan from 7 ...

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Trinity announces summer schedule Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church in Kihei will have weekly Sunday services at 8 a.m. beginning Sunday and continuing through Aug. 30. The outdoor sanctuary is on the grounds of David Malo’s historic 1850s church at 100 Kulanihakoi St. Masks are required ...