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Religion

Local Religion / In Brief

High Holy Days services planned The Jewish Congregation of Maui invites the community to attend Yom Kippur services at Beit Shalom Synagogue, 634 Alulike St. in Kihei. They will be led by Rabbi Emanuel Ben-David and Spiritual Leader Sam Shnider. For a full schedule of prayer, study, and ...

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The Jewish Congregation of Maui invites the community to High Holy Days services at Beit Shalom Synagogue, 634 Alulike St. in Kihei. They will be led by Rabbi Emanuel ben David and Spiritual Leader Sam Shnider. Egalitarian and pluralistic services for Rosh Hashanah will take place from ...

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Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church welcomes all animals and owners to an animal blessing at 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei. Animals must be on a leash or in a cage. Water, treats and poop bags will be provided. The event is open to the public. For more ...

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‘Singspiration’ set for Sept. 22 “Singspiration Sunday” is set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at Keolahou Congregational Hawaiian Church, 177 S. Kihei Road. There will be hula and music. For more information, call 879-4693. *** St. Joseph in Kaupo to hold service St. Joseph church ...

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Trinity by-the-Sea to hold morning prayer The public is invited to join morning prayer and healing at the Trinity Episcopal Church by-the-Sea beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kilolani Hall, located at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei. Prayer is set every Wednesday morning, and the church hopes ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Ministries will speak at Harvest Kumulani Chapel on Sunday morning at 8 and 10 with a free concert that same evening from 7 to 8 at Hale Hokulani. Laurie spoke to more than 100,000 attendees last weekend at the 30th anniversary SoCal Harvest Crusade in Anaheim, ...

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The Fall Aha Mokupuni 2019 will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at Maui Evangelical Church, 256 Hina Ave. in Kahului. In addition to the usual Tri-Isle Association business meeting, the Fall Aha Mokupuni will feature Moses Goods’ one-man show, “My Name is ‘Opukaha‘ia” ...

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The Transformation School of Ministries’ August class will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10 with a potluck lunch. Classes will take place at Faith in Jesus Church in Wailuku. The teachers will be Wayne Mills and his wife, Judi, ...

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Bible school for ages 4-18 Giddyup Junction, a free vacation Bible school for ages 4-18 at Grace Baptist Church in Lahaina, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Aug. 2, with a closing program at 7 p.m. on the final day. Activities will include Bible stories, singing, puppets, ...

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Compassion in Action Maui is recruiting singers for its I Love America Choir Community Choir. They are asking for all who believe in the pro-life and family causes to come and join the choir. People who don’t sing are invited to be part of a support team. The rehearsals will be held at Faith ...

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Mass planned at St. Joseph Kaupo St. Joseph Catholic Church at Kaupo will celebrate its second Mass of the year at noon Sunday. The church is located between Mileposts 33 and 34 on Piilani Highway — the road to Kaupo. There will be a potluck meal and fellowship after Mass. Due to its ...

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Pukalani Baptist Church is offering a free program from 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 24-28 for children who have completed preschool-5th grade. Keiki can join the program, “In The Wild,” for a fun adventure and to learn about some “amazing encounters with Jesus.” Free dinner will be offered ...

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The Transformation School of Ministry has announced that June’s class will be taught by Pastor Jay Pike from Oklahoma. The class will be on the “Spiritual Formation of a Leader.” Classes are held at Faith in Jesus Church in Wailuku from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from ...

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The community is invited to celebrate Vesak Day (the birth of Buddha) at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Chua Tu Hanh Vietnamese Buddhist Temple in Kahului. There will be a short, guided sitting meditation followed by a dharma talk by the Venerable Chan Phap Dang, the first disciple of Zen master Thich ...

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The Jesus Unlimited Church has worship and children’s ministry at 10 a.m. Sundays at the church at 263 Kaulana Napua Circle in Wailuku. It is lead by Pastor Isreal Gregory. Bible studies are held every other Friday at 6 p.m. For information call 446-4346 or see their videos on its ...

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‘Holy Currencies’ title of 2-day class Eric H.F. Law, an Episcopal priest and founder of the Kaleidoscope Institute, will lead participants May 3 and 4 in a workshop to explore “Holy Currencies.” The May 3 workshop begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner. The May 4 workshop begins at 7:30 ...

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Sunrise service set at Keawala‘i Keawala‘i Congregational Church in Makena will have an Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The outdoor service will include sharing of The Lord’s Supper and the Easter floral cross. Members and friends are invited to bring a single-stem flower ...

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Visiting lama to give lessons The Maui Dharma Center in Paia has announced a weekend of Tibetan Buddhist teachings by visiting lama, The Venerable Nechung Choktrul Rinpoche, on Saturday and Sunday. Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the late Nechung Rinpoche of Wood Valley Temple, Pahala, on ...

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Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, known as Hanamatsuri, or Flower Festival, will be celebrated by the West Maui Buddhist community at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. According to Mahayana Buddhist tradition, the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni, was born on April 8 more than 2,500 ...

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Makawao Buddhist Temple will hold a Memorial Bell Service at 9 a.m. Sunday at 1074 Makawao Ave. in memory of five young men who perished in 1923 when caught in a storm during an attempted ascent to the summit of Haleakala. The tragic deaths of the young men, who were members of the ...