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