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Amid the firestorm . . .

There’s no question that my last post about the resignation of John Renke and the loss of the music program at St. Andrew’s Cathedral created a firestorm of Facebook shares, comments, emails, plus more from all over the world. Those … Continue reading

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A time for grieving

Our community has been hit with a terrible loss and I feel I can be silent no more. I would like to share this letter from Naomi Castro, on learning the news that John Renke will be leaving St. Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Come, holy spirit

Tomorrow, May 15, is the Feast of the Pentecost, and I was so glad to read that the Men’s Schola will be performing Peter Hallock’s “Come holy spirit” for Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 5:30 pm. Did you know that … Continue reading

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Glorious St. Paul’s Service

Last night before the Joint Evensong with the combined St. Andrew’s Cathedral and Lutheran Church of Honolulu choirs, director Scott Fikse posted on Facebook: “Come hear two of the finest choirs in Hawaii combine forces for Evensong at St. Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Blue and red

I am a hopeless political junkie and we are once again in one of my favorite news cycles —a presidential campaign. I just love the debates, the polls, and the talk shows. And of course there’s a lot of talk about … Continue reading

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Minuteman Organist

When I described last weekend’s organ gigs, my sister said, “They should start calling you a Minuteman!” because I had so little notice before having to jump on the organ bench. I had forgotten what a Minuteman was, so here’s what … Continue reading

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The church ads

There are two times of the year when I scour the ads in the newspaper — and that’s just before Christmas and Easter. I’m talking specifically about the church ads, when various churches around town advertise their services. Today was … Continue reading

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Memories of Advents past

Lately Facebook has offered a feature where you can re-share a post you did two, three, or five years ago, and the above picture from December 10, 2013 popped up. It was a picture of Carl Crosier stepping in to … Continue reading

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A pipe organ in peril

A pipe organ in peril — that’s only one of the many projects I’m working on these days. The organ in question is the 1961 Æolian-Skinner organ at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Honolulu, which after “the stress of six decades of … Continue reading

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Feeling blue

A few days ago I posted some pictures on Facebook of my dining room as it is decorated during this Advent season which I called “Blue Christmas.” Even though I will be away for two weeks in California for the … Continue reading

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