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Queen’s birthday observed at Soldiers Chapel, Schofield Barracks

Queen’s birthday observed at Soldiers Chapel, Schofield Barracks

| September 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 1, members of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI), the Integrated Religious Support Team (IRST) and the local community gathered for the 4th Annual Commemoration of Queen Liliuokalani’s Birthday at Soldiers Chapel, here. 

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For the queen, the bell tolls

For the queen, the bell tolls

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 11, 1917, Queen Lili‘uokalani, Hawaii’s last monarch, passed away at Washington Place. Flags were flown at half-mast, and the bells of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew and Kawaiaha‘o Church tolled for the queen. On Veterans Day, 100 years later, the queen was honored again with 100 bell tolls from more than 100 local churches, synagogues, temples and mosques.

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Soldiers Chapel hosts regal commemoration

Soldiers Chapel hosts regal commemoration

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hawaii’s Army, Christian and Native Hawaiian communities gathered at the Soldiers Chapel, on Schofield Barracks, to celebrate the birthday of Hawaii’s last reigning monarch in the chapel she had built for U.S. Army Soldiers more than a century ago. They recited prayers and sang songs in English and Hawaiian, shared sermons and bestowed lei on a portrait of the queen.

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Soldiers’ Chapel honors Hawaiian queen’s birth

Soldiers’ Chapel honors Hawaiian queen’s birth

| September 9, 2016 | 3 Comments

With songs and prayers spoken in Hawaiian, it was a celebration fit for royalty when participants gathered to commemorate Queen Lili‘uokalani’s birthday at the Soldiers’ Chapel, here, Sept. 2.

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Former ‘Raider’ celebrates ‘golden’ wedding anniversary at Soldiers Chapel

Former ‘Raider’ celebrates ‘golden’ wedding anniversary at Soldiers Chapel

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Richard and Janet Page walked inside the Soldiers Chapel to renew their wedding vows and saw how little it had changed in the last 50 years since they had had their wedding, here, Oct. 23.

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USAG-HI hosts service in honor of Hawaii’s last queen

USAG-HI hosts service in honor of Hawaii’s last queen

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

While most of the nation celebrated Sept. 2 as V-P Day, or Victory in the Pacific Day – the day in 1945 on which Japan signed the surrender document officially ending World War II – a group from Oahu’s Episcopalian community gathered at Soldiers Chapel, here, for a service that also honored Hawaii’s last reigning monarch.

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