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Various functions and events include monthly Sunday services, regular annual functions, and irregular events in collaboration with external groups.

In addition, this church facing the seaside may be rented as an event venue.

ハワイ解脱教会 催事

monthly sunday service

Whether or not you are a member
Anyone can join

First Sunday:Joint Shogetsu Memorial Service, "Never ‣ Forgotten Service"

Anyone can apply for a funeral service for the deceased. <10:00 a.m. start>

Third Sunday:Thanksgiving service

The lectures are mainly conducted in English, but the lectures are translated into Japanese, so Japanese speakers are also participating. <10:00 a.m. start>

Fourth Sunday:Japanese/Thanks party

Conducted in Japanese only. Please speak in Japanese at tea time after the event. <10:00 a.m. start>

*Regular services start at 10:00 a.m. and end in about an hour. After that, refreshment time is set for about 1 hour. *The schedule may change depending on the month. January's memorial service will be held on the second Sunday.

Church opening hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, national holidays, the 5th Sunday of the year, year-end

 *We would appreciate it if you could contact us in advance.

Annual Events

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Upcoming Event

"Enjoying a tea party in the seaside garden"


Upcoming Event

We will be holding a "tea party + kimono experience" event in the garden for the purpose of cultural exchange so that you can easily experience Japanese culture. Anyone living in Hawaii or visiting for sightseeing is welcome to participate.

Past major events

Past major events


“Peace Prayer” Festival

 by HCRP / Hawaii Religious Peace Conference

October29th (Sunday) 4pm
​Hawaii Liberation Church

The Hawai'i Conference of Religions
for Peace (HCRP)
Date: Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Place: Gedatsu Church of Hawai‘i
Mr. Akhilesh Tiwari (Ph.D. Student at University of Hawai‘i)
Theme: “Practice Peace”
Program:Peace Prayers by Various Faiths, Music, Taiko and Hula, Dinner and refreshments after the Program

Contact: Masago Asai at

Upcoming Event

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Ogasawara style “Kagume”(Hikime)'ceremony'

Friday, June 30, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (free admission)
Sponsored by Honolulu Foundation

The ``Hamame no Gi'' is an important ritual of the Ogasawara school, in which those selected through repeated training demonstrate their skills in front of the shrine and in front of many people. It is a Shinto ritual to purify evil and pray for peace, peace, and prosperity for the family. On that day, Mr. Kiyoshi Ogasawara came and the first ``Homame no Gi'' was held in Hawaii.

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"Peace Prayer" Ceremony 
Hawaii Conference of Religions Peace

Celebration of "Peace Prayer" hosted by Hawaii Conference of Religions Peace

was held at the Gedatsu Church on Sunday, October 23 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

This is an annual gathering of priests and leaders of various religious denominations in Hawaii.

Beyond the differences of religion, doctrine and culture,It is a festival to pray for peace together.


indoor concert

"One Nature"; A vibraphone (Mika Ericsson) and tenor (Taka Komagata) concert was held to connect nature, music and people. August 21, 2022

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 Bazaar April 24, 2022

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Rummage sale
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Plant sale
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