A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Pacific School of Religion ____________________________________ A Note from Kahu Alan Akana “Pentecost Sunday” We had a wonderful celebration on Sunday! We read the story of Pentecost from the Book of Acts and I shared with the congregation some of the key...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

RED is the Color of Pentecost! A Note from Kahu Alan Akana “Pentecost Sunday” When the day of Pentecost had come they were all together in one place. (Acts 2:1) Greetings from Berkeley, California! During the past two days, I have been attending the spring...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“Bread and Love” Jesus said to them, “I am the Bread of Life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry and whoever believes in my will never be thirsty.” (John 6:48)   On Sunday, I shared with the congregation about some “word...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“All the Time Love” When Dorothy Day was 8 years old, she lived with her family in Oakland, California. On April 18, 1906, the infamous San Francisco earthquake devastated the city—just across the bay from Dorothy’s home. Over 3,000 people died from the...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

“We Are Guests Here” Sunday was Earth Day, and I shared the story of when I stood on Kaimu Black Sand Beach in Kalapana in 1990 and watched liquid lava flow over the beach and into the ocean. I also shared a picture of the scene (above). As the lava...

Another Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Helping Our Island Neighbors Disaster Relief & Recovery   I’m sure everyone has heard stories by now about the devastation and loss felt by many people on our island due to the recent storms. The flooding of the past few days has been greater than many...