Local Religion / In Brief

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 or lei for the cross.


Easter Eucharist at Trinity By-the-Sea

Trinity By-the-Sea Episcopal Church will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at 9 a.m. Sunday with a festival Easter Eucharist. The service will be held in the open-air sanctuary.

A children’s Easter egg hunt will follow.

The church is located at 100 Kulanihakoi St. (accessible via South Kihei Road) in Kihei. For more information, contact 879-0161 or trinitybtsorg.


Sunrise service at Wailuku church

Valley Isle Fellowship in Wailuku invites the community to join its Easter celebration Sunday. There will be a 6:30 a.m. sunrise service followed by light refreshment. A worship service will follow at 9.

The church entrance is at the top right of Kokololio Street.


Easter celebration planned at Ala Lani

Ala Lani United Methodist Church, 50 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului, will have a 6:30 a.m. Easter sunrise service Sunday. There will also be an Easter Festival at 10 a.m.


Easter celebration at King’s Cathedral

King’s Cathedral in Kahului will have 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Easter celebrations Sunday. There will be free admission to its “Jesus the Experience” production at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The church is located at 777 Maui Veterans Highway.


Services in English at Buddhist center

The Vietnamese Buddhist Center (Tu Hanh Temple) will have English services starting at 6 p.m. April 26 at 385 S. Puunene Ave. in Kahului. Sister Light (Tinh Quang) who recently came from Vietnam and Australia, will be conducting the English service.

The service will include sitting meditation, slow walking meditation, chanting and dharma sharing.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (808) 873-8654.


Easter service at Makawao Union

Makawao Union Church invites everyone to participate in the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus with activities both before and after its 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Child care will be provided.

After worship comes the annual Easter egg hunt for keiki.

Makawao Union Church is located at 1445 Baldwin Ave., halfway between Paia and Makawao.


Passover seder tonight in Kihei

The Jewish Congregation of Maui will hold its annual Community Passover Seder led by Sam Shnider beginning at 6 p.m. today at Beit Shalom Synagogue, 634 Alulike St., Kihei.

Families are welcome; reservations are required. Contact at www.mauijews.org or 874-5397 for pricing and availability.

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