New Thought Center of Hawai`i
A Sanctuary of Aloha for the nourishment, development, and evolution of each individual's spiritual path.
Mahalo nui loa
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NEW THOUGHT CENTER OF HAWAII is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization
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January 17: Kumu Keala Ching "Kaulana Nā Pua" (Famous Are the Flowers)
A Virtual Program
January 24: Hosen (Christian Ranger) - "Receiving the New Year with Openness" with music by Bernice & Manuel Roberto
A Virtual Program
January 31: Community Zoom Service
A Virtual Program
February 28: Annual Membership Meeting
See LIVE LINKS on Home Page
This is a virtual Event, there will be no in-person service .
Sunday, January 17, 2021
"Kaulana Nā Pua" (Famous Are the Flowers)
A virtual Event
Presented by Kumu Keala Ching
with music and chants by Kumu Keala
Please help us maintain a safe and healthy environment by observing these rules.
SUNDAY SERVICE RULES For in-person events
1. Stay home if you are sick, or if you feel yourself to be at-risk.
2. Social distancing requires 6 feet spacing except for people who live together.
3. Reserve your place in advance by e-mail or phone; we have a 40 person limit
4. Enter and exit mindfully, following ushers’ guidance.
5. Masks covering nose and mouth are required of all those in attendance, including those with roles in the service.
6. Koa bowl on table—invitation to give, but bowl will not be passed hand to hand.
THE FOLLOWING ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS TIME:
7. Hugging, shaking hands, etc. (Express affection in non-physical ways)
8. Group singing.
9. Passing of hand-held mike.
10. Potluck or beverage service.
11. Re-arranging of chairs—ask usher’s help if there is a problem
New Thought will maintain a supply of face masks, hand sanitizer & wipes.
New Thought will clean and disinfect furnishings and fixtures frequently.
New Thought will record or live-stream services for those who can’t attend.
Adopted by New Thought Board of Trustees, June 18, 2020, revised October 21, 2020.
(Subject to change as conditions change)
Hawaiian patriotic song written by Eleanor Kekoaohiwaikalani Wright Prendergast (April 12, 1865 – December 5, 1902) in 1893 for members of the Royal Hawaiian Band who protested the overthrow of Queen Liliʻuokalani and the Hawaiian Kingdom. Historical knowledge brings cultural and traditional relevance to our current situation (COVID 19. Famous are the people of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi or self dependency is focused upon improving land Production (Farming), impacting family relationship, and guided by spirit.
Kumu Keala Ching is a Hawaiian cultural educator, composer, song writer, and spiritual advisor to many Hawaiian organizations. Kumu Keala lives and breathes aloha into his Hawaiian heritage with his strong presence and great heart.
Growing up on the island of O'ahu, Keala Ching began his hula training as a dancer with the Men of Waimapuna under the direction of the late Darrel Ihi'ihilauakea Lupenui. In 1999 he became a practitioner of Ho'oponopono with Kupuna Malia Craver, a cultural specialist at the Queen Lili'uokalani Children's center. He is a graduate of University of Hawaii, Manoa with a degree in early childhood education. Master’s degree in education from Chaminade.
Under the tutelage of Loea Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, Keala has spent many years learning and building his knowledge. He graduated in the 'uniki rites to become a kumu hula. He is fluent in the Hawaiian language, which he uses as the foundation for teaching all of his students. He serves as kumu for several halau, including one in Japan and one in Switzerland.
Kumu has taught keiki and served in other capacities for several schools in the Kona area. Currently he teaches at Konawaena Middle School, language and music.