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The bronze cast of Marisol Escobar's 'Father Damien' in the National Statuary Hall (detail). public domain.

After AOC decries statue, Hawaiian Catholic says St Damien of Molokai 'gave his life' serving lepers

Jul 31, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A Hawaiian Catholic catechist said that St. Damien of Molokai is a “hero” to the Hawaiian people, after a prominent... Read more

Hawaii's assisted suicide law comes into effect, but few physicians cooperate

Jan 8, 2019

Hawaii's law legalizing assisted suicide went into effect last week, but many physicians and pharmacists are choosing not to prescribe... Read more

Catholic Charities Hawai'i to build housing for low-income seniors

Jul 12, 2018

The Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation (CCHDC) recently purchased several acres of land in Kahului on the island of Maui... Read more

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, May 5, 2018. Public Domain.

As Hawaii volcano rumbles, Catholic agencies help those in need

May 17, 2018

With ongoing volcanic activity continuing to threaten the area surrounding Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, local Catholics are offering a helping hand... Read more