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Awards recognize interfaith efforts

The Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii will honor its past president and longtime benefactor, the late Jolene Kim Gerell, at its biannual Ho‘omenemene Awards banquet next month. Read More

Counselor, author named church pastor

David Frisbie, a family counselor and author of more than 20 books with his wife, Lisa, was installed March 6 as lead pastor of Windward Nazarene Church and Windward Nazarene Academy in Kaneohe. Read More

Religion Briefs

Pu‘u Honua Initial Contact Shelter, a homeless shelter in Hauula, is hosting a day of prayer and free food distribution from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Hauula Beach Park. Read More

Jewish film festival set to open March 5

Temple Emanu-El is taking orders for handmade hamantashen — three-cornered pastries filled with jelly or other garnishes — in honor of the Jewish holiday Purim, which this year falls on March 23 and 24. Read More

Program collects gifts for children in need overseas

Hawaii participants have contributed some 42,000 shoe boxes filled with holiday goodies for children in need overseas through this year’s Operation Christmas Child, an international gift-giving program. Read More

Registration ongoing for sex education seminar

Registration is underway for a three-day workshop tailored for teachers, parents and social service providers who teach sex education to high school students. Scheduled for Jan. 8-10, the workshop will use the “Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education” curriculum, which is geared toward junior and senior high school students. Read More




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