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Uncertain future clouds Moiliili chapel’s centennial


    St. Mary’s of Moiliili Episcopal church today will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Soldier Chapel as the church’s original sanctuary faces demolition. Harrison Spiegelberg, whose great-grandfather Edward Davis built the chapel, holds Davis’ ceremonial sword and scabbard. Spiegelberg will be the keynote speaker at today’s event. The general’s photo hangs in the chapel beside that of Hawaii’s late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, who attended school at the church.

The fate of a historic chapel built by a Civil War Union officer and connected to Moiliili’s immigrant roots is up in the air as it celebrates its centennial. Read more

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