Haili Congregational Church

Hilo Hawai'i

"Proclaiming Jesus Christ to Hawai'i and the World"

We will be having "In-Person Service as well as Virtual Service beginning on Feb. 27th at 10:00 a.m. For More information please see our announcements page


Welcome & Announcement

November 20th, 2022



Aloha kakahiaka Ohana!  Good morning family! Welcome and mahalo for joining us here in ke Akuaʻs hale pule.

Mahalo to all of you joining us virtually this morning, we welcome you also.


Kahu Kenneth Makuakāne:

Aloha e Kahu Kenneth Makuakāne..your Haili ʻOhana welcome you back to our pulpit!  We missed you last month during...October was Kahu Appreciation month. ( a kukui lei will be presented to him)  Every Kahu who has supplied a message at Hailiʻs pulpit received a lei kukui as a gift from us in appreciation of  your help during our transition peritod.

Kahu Kennth Makuakāneʻs message is titled “Tongue Fu”.  His message is based on the scripture from the Proverbs 18: 19 - 21.


Hauʻoli Lā Hanau iā ʻoe!  Do we have any birthdays or anniversaries recently?

Mahalo a nui loa to the voices of Reff Sisters for providing the Special Music this morning!


Thanksgiving Donation

November 20th, today is the last day to bring your food basket donations to the church.  If you forgot your canned goods, you can still write a check and designate it to the Food Basket or write it directly to the Food Basket.  We hope to deliver them to the Food Basket bfore Thanksgiving.  Mahalo a nui loa to all of you who contributed food and monetary donations.


Meetings this week:

11:30 a.m after  church service – Quarterly Membership Meeting – Sanctuary

Doʻt forget to stay for our quarterly meeting right after todayʻs service.  We will probably take about a 15 inute break and start as soon as possible.


Wednesday: November 23rd,  2022

4:30 p.m.   Joyful Noise Song Practice   Sanctuary

5:00 p.m.  Cantata Choir Practice   MPR


Thursday: November 24th, 2022    Happy Thanksgiving Day, Kākou!!!

Friday:November 25th, 2022

5:00 p.m.   C.E Meeting at Kūhiō Chapel


Mark Your Calendars:

Decemember 3rd, 2022  at 8:30 a.m we will be putting up and decorating the Christmas tree for the sanctuary and making wreaths to hang on the walls of the sanctuary.  All are welcome to participate.  If you havenʻt made a wreath before, donʻt worry come and learn and be creative.

If you have any greenery in your yard that you can donate to the making of the wreaths, please bring them with you.  If not, just bring yourself and come enjoy.  We ave all the supplies needed.

Decorating of Haili Sanctuary – Christmas Tree will also take place.


December 11th, 2022, 7:00 p.m.  Christmas Cantata will be held in the Sanctuary – Light refreshments to follow in th MPR

***In this mornings bulletin is an insert for the Cantata Choirʻs presentation of “Christmas in His Presen”.  Put it on your refrigerator as a reminder to give it to s friend or family member and invite them to come enjoy the evening.  If you want more fliers, they are available at either door.


Save the date:  Haili will be having an in person Candlelight service this year on Christmas Eve service starts  at 10:000 p.m.


Next Week Sunday, November 27th, 2022

 1st Sunday of Advent – Kahu Stan Hankins will be joining us next week at Hailiʻs pulpit...he will light the first candle of advent which symbolizes “Hope”.


Haili Church Website;

Please visit Haili Church website at Hailichurch.org for announcements and updates!


**** Prayer cards are located at the entrance of the church.  Please fill out and place in lūlū plate or give it to an usher.


*****Also, located at the entrance of the church is the 2023 flower chart.  Please stop and select a Sunday to bring floral arrangements for the sanctuary.


Let us continue with our worship service!


Prayer Request For

Our Local, National & Global Leaders

Elodie Ho-a

Terry Hathaway

Randy Ahuna

Pastoral Search Committee

Michelle Paiva Macanas

Kekoa Lee

Lourdes Bufil

Caroline Burgess

Willie Viveirous

Pray for HEALING those sick with COVID

Pray for the Paleka ʻOhana for the passing of their son Danny.


Haili Church Kahu Pulpit Schedule 2022 - 2023


August 7th Kahu Kordell Kekoa

August 14th Pastor Snell

August 21th Kahu Sam Masilamoney

August 28th Kahu Kordell Kekoa


September 4th Kahu Kordell Kekoa

September 11th Pastor Snell

September 18th Kahu Kenneth Makuakane

September 25th Makaiwa Tong-Kanui


October 2nd Kahu Kordell Kekoa

October 9th Pastor Snell

October 16th Kahu Kenneth Makuakane

October 23rd Kahu Stan Hankins

October 30th Hope Kahu Daniel Kawaha


November 6th Kahu Kordell Kekoa

November13th Pastor Snell

November 20th Kahu Kenneth Makuakane

November 27th Kahu Stan Hankins


December 4th Kahu Kordell Kekoa

December 11th Pastor Snell

December 18th Kahu Wendell Davis

December 24th Christmas Eve Pastor Snell

December 25th Kahu Stan Hankins




January 1st Kahu Stan Hankins

February 19th Kahu Stan Hankins



211 Haili Street

Hilo, Hawai'i 96720


Telephone/Fax: 808-935-4847

Email: office@hailichurch.org


144 Desha Avenue

Hilo, Hawai'i 96720