A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

The Source of Our Energy Creator of the Universe Isaiah 40:21-31 A Note from Kahu Alan Akana On Sunday, I shared some of my experiences being outdoors on Kaua`i with my son Palani when he was visiting in early January. We went out on a boat and saw whales, dolphins,...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Kalaupapa Telling the Story   Mark 1:40-45   A Note from Kahu Alan Akana   On Sunday, I shared the story of Kalaupapa, the peninsula on the north shore of Moloka`i. I have known of the place since I was in 5th grade at Catholic School in California. My teacher told...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Happy New Year 2018 Join us on Sunday morning as we give thanks for our blessings in 2017 and as we welcome 2018 and ask for God’s blessings in the year ahead! I have really enjoyed the seasons of Advent and Christmas with the people of Koloa Union Church. I was...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“For unto us a child is born” (Isaiah 9:6) This is such a special time of year as we celebrate the birth of our Savior. As I think about our world and people I know who are struggling in life, it is more important than ever to remember that God sent Jesus...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” (The Angel Gabriel, Luke 1:28) On Sunday I shared a story about Benjamin Zander, the conductor for the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and a professor of music. One year he decided to begin class by telling all of the...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“Hope that Will not Disappoint” On Sunday, I began my message by sharing about the life of Allan Boesak, the South African pastor and theologian who demonstrated against apartheid in his country. During many difficult years, he continued to fight for the...