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Land-rich but cash-poor, church weighs its options

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    Rev. Gregory Johnson stands in Soldier Chapel, which was built in 1917 and is in dire need of work.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is looking for a real estate developer to acquire part of its property in Moiliili for private redevelopment, an arrangement that would allow the cash-strapped church to continue and expand its charity work in the community.

A more than century-old church in Moiliili — where Hawaii’s late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye attended services as a youth — has long helped the needy. Now it is looking for help— and not only the divine kind. Read more

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