New Thought Center of Hawai`i
A Sanctuary of Aloha for the nourishment, development, and evolution of each individual's unique spiritual path.
FREE child care during Sunday Services.
Please use the Donations link (through Paypal) for donations, deposits or registrations. Be sure to include a note stating the purpose of your gift of money.
We are located at
81-6587 Mamalahoa Hwy, C302
Pualani Terrace, Building C302 in Kealakekua,
From Kailua Kona drive south on the highway to Kealakekua. On your left you will see all the banks then look right for Antiques and Ice Cream (large red building on makai/ocean side of the highway). The entrance is right next door. From south we are on the left, just a few tenths of a mile past Konawaena School Road traffic light.
for mail: P.O. Box 333, Kealakekua, HI 96750
Our facilities are handicap friendly with lots of paved parking area.
Childcare is provided at Sunday morning services.
For Weekly and Monthly Groups
and special workshops and offerings
Visit our EVENTS page for more details. And our Schedule page for future speakers.
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We all benefit from Your Generosity
Our wonderful speakers and musicians are continuing to find ways to bring Sunday service to you. As we all navigate the changing times, New Thought Center of Hawaii continues to be grateful for your support of our speakers, musicians and facilities through your generous donations.
You can donate electronically by clicking below on our Home page, which connects you to the New Thought PayPal account. You don’t need to have a PayPal account yourself to use this method.
There is a choice to “Donate by Debit or Credit Card”.
Also Amazon Smile, easy and no cost to you. (see below)
Donations by check can be mailed to New Thought Center of Hawaii, P.O. Box 333, Kealakekua, HI 96750.
If you have questions, please call (919) 744-6976.
The federal tax ID umber for NTCH is 99-0213566.
January 17, 2021
"Kaulana Nā Pua" (Famous Are the Flowers)
Presented by Kumu Keala Ching
with music by Kumu Keala
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.
The closer you come to your core,
the greater is your joy.
~ Torkom Saraydarin