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Jewish charity to honor volunteers Nov. 6

Jewish Community Services, which is celebrating 18 years of service in Hawaii, is taking reservations for its annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Read More

Priest to hold healing workshop in Kalihi

The Rev. Michael Lapsley, founder of the Institute for Healing of Memories, will hold a three-day workshop next month that’s tailored for people who have experienced trauma. Read More

Izumo Taisha Mission birthday fest Oct. 9

Izumo Taisha Mission of Hawaii will celebrate its 110th anniversary at its annual Thanksgiving Festival. Read More

Islam Day at UH to feature panel talk

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Islamic Studies Program will celebrate Islam Day on Tuesday with free events, including a roundtable discussion about the most pressing questions facing Muslims today. Read More

Kaimuki Christian School to dedicate new $4M facility

Kaimuki Christian School will host a blessing ceremony and dedication at 10 a.m. Friday for its new $4.2 million educational center. Read More
 

Isle Catholic schools report 99% grad rate

Hawaii’s Catholic schools statewide report a 99 percent graduation rate of high school seniors, which falls in line with the national average, according to a Hawaii Catholic Schools news release. Read More

Peace walk to observe anniversary of bombing

A candlelight peace walk commemorating the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki is set for Aug. 9, starting at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Temple. Read More
 

Register for race early to receive a T-shirt

Those who want to ensure they get a logo T-shirt for Family Promise of Hawaii’s fourth annual 5K Family Fun Run must register by July 31. The run is scheduled for 7 a.m. Aug. 20 at Kailua Intermediate School. Read More

Canadian author to discuss ways to apply mindfulness

Jeff Wilson will explore mindfulness and its many forms in American culture at the 42nd annual Buddhist Study Center summer session over a five-day period. Read More

Slots open for annual golf tournament

Reservations and donations are being accepted for the 20th annual Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin golf tournament, which will raise funds for the temple’s youth and educational programs, and other activities. Read More

Holy Hour will feature relic of St. Junipero Serra

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu’s monthly Holy Hour for Vocations will feature a first-class relic of America’s newest saint, Junipero Serra. Read More

Church to host meeting on public schools

A panel discussion exploring the status of K-12 education in Hawaii and what the faith community can do to encourage excellence and equity for all is slated for Tuesday at Harris United Methodist Church. Read More

Pearl Harbor chapel gets historic battleship cross

Episcopal Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick formally presented a historic processional cross — made from a deck plate of the USS Arizona — to the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel on Wednesday. Read More

Artist, Baha’i teacher will give talk at UH

International artist and Baha’i teacher Hooper Dunbar will give a talk titled “Forces of Our Time: The Dynamics of Light and Darkness,” at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Read More
 

UH’s Ganot to speak on coaching success

Temple Emanu-El will host an event featuring Eran Ganot, University of Hawaii men’s basketball coach, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Read More

Cathedral’s choral services celebrate ascension of Jesus

The Cathedral of St. Andrew will hold two choral services to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension, which commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection. Read More

Forum features LCC religion professor

A public forum titled “Abraham: An Exploration Into the Soul of Three World Religions” will feature Jay Sakashita — an associate professor of religion at Leeward Community College and a columnist for MidWeek — as the keynote speaker. Read More

Ex-trial lawyer, Navy JAG to lead Damien school

A former senior trial lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice and law school professor will serve as Damien Memorial School’s new president and CEO. Read More

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