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Kawaiaha‘o school earns praise

A class for youngsters 3 to 6 years old conducted in both Hawaiian and Eng­lish was cited as a “uniquely innovative” option for keiki and helped to earn Kawaiaha‘o Church School its gold star accreditation earlier this month. Read More

Honolulu Jewish pre-school receives outpouring of aloha after threat

The outpouring of love and prayers following a threatening phone call to Temple Emanu-El on Monday has been deeply gratifying, Rabbi Ken Aronowitz said. Read More

Inmates find healing and spiritual strength with makahiki events

The makahiki season is primarily a time to celebrate the harvest and pay homage to Lono, the Hawaiian god of fertility and rain, but for about 100 inmates at the Halawa and Waiawa correctional facilities, it’s been an opportunity to cultivate their Native Hawaiian identity and grow spiritually. Read More

Chorale to honor Renke as he leaves isles

The Honolulu Chorale will give its Joe McAlister Award to John Renke, former director of music at the Cathedral of St. Andrew. Read More

Trump’s ban unites local organizations

The Muslim Association of Hawaii joined other religious and civic groups last week in decrying President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring immigrants to the U.S. from seven countries with a majority-Muslim population. Read More

Celebrities serve up benefit breakfast

Auli‘i Cravalho, the Hawaii island teen who voiced the title character in the popular 2016 Disney movie “Moana,” was among local celebrities at the seventh annual Breakfast With the Bishop fundraiser at St. John Vianney School in Kailua. Read More

Students work to help community

Almost a dozen kindergartners from Kaimuki Christian School visited a senior care home for the first time this week — singing to residents much older than their grandparents, making bracelets and chatting about their families. Read More

Palama Settlement among honorees of church league

Central Union Church Women’s League is honoring Palama Settlement and similar organizations at its biannual general meeting and luncheon, “From Seeds to Trees,” today in the parish hall. Read More

Champion of the disenfranchised is lauded for her service

Patricia McManaman grew up in Hawaii but as a little girl was witness to an incident on the mainland that steered her toward a career in social justice. Read More

Parade, rally, gala to celebrate MLK Day

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Honolulu, sponsored by the Hawaii Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition kicks off with a signature holiday parade through Waikiki and rally at Kapiolani Park on Monday. Read More

Living treasures of Hawaii

They exemplify generosity and benevolence, and continue to make an impact. Read More

Religion brief

Windward United Church of Christ in Kailua is having a “Blue Christmas” worship service at 7 p.m. Wednesday for those who don’t feel like celebrating the season. Read More

Mormon groups to perform in annual Christmas program

The Honolulu Hawaii Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present its 30th Annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 and 18 at the Honolulu Tabernacle, 1560 S. Beretania St. Read More

Peacemaker award seeks nominations

Nominations are requested by Wednesday for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award, sponsored by the Church of the Crossroads for over 30 years. Read More

Identity struggle during war recalled

After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, it was difficult to be a Buddhist — or simply to be of Japanese descent. Read More

Nuuanu groups will unite for interfaith Thanksgiving

Organizers of the 55th annual Nuuanu Valley Interfaith Thanksgiving Service are inviting the community to its 7 p.m. service Tuesday at the Soka Gakkai International Hawaii Culture Center auditorium, 2729 Pali Highway. Read More

Nurse awarded for her work with Hansen’s disease

Sister Alicia Damien Lau, St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, has been honored for her work with Hansen’s disease patients in Hawaii. Read More

Temple to honor 2 anniversaries

Higashi Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin is celebrating its 100th anniversary with special events at its Liliha temple at 1685 Alaneo St. this weekend. Read More

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

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