UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
In the Heart of Hanalei
Morning Worship: in Sanctuary at 10:00 am
Sunday School: after "KA MANAWA NA KEIKI" during the worship
(KA MANAWA NA KEIKI - Time with Children)
Communion is served on the first Sunday of the month
What to expect on Sunday . . .
Come as you are, whether you wear a tie, a mu`u mu`u . . .
The Lords welcomes all who seek Him. Sunday attire is usually casual. Aloha Shirts, t-shirts, shorts, sandals, slippers are common. Wai`oli Hui`ia is a church that seeks to maintain its deep Hawaiian Heritage. So, Hawaiian words and terms are used in the worship with English definitions printed. Hymns are sung from the "Na Himeni" - the Hawaiian hymnal as well as in English. "Rejoice with us in the unity and diversity in the Body of Christ".
Some key Hawaiian words . . In addition to "Aloha" (hello, good-bye, love) and "Mahalo" (thank-you) here are some common Hawaiian words you might hear:
"Aloha Kakahiaka" - Good Morning
"`Ohana" - family, extended family, clan, kin group
"E pule ka kou" - Let us pray
"Kahu" - pastor (literally means shepherd)
"Iesu" - Jesus
"Ke Akua" - God
"Ka Haku" - The Lord
"Keiki" - children
"Kuleana" - right, responsibility, authority
"Lokomaika`i" - good will, generosity, kindness, gracious