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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 20, 2006

Faith calendar

Advertiser Staff

Military Prayer and Appreciation Day, with speaker Kevin Daul, chaplain from the Army's 45th Special Troop Battalion, and prayers for military personnel serving here and abroad, 11 a.m. today, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wahiawa; with a fellowship meal to follow; armed forces members are invited to wear their uniforms. 627-0616.

"The Truth About Hip-Hop," video presentation on the history, significance, lyrics, artists and fashion in today's hip-hop culture with a talk by Pastor Stanley K. Dixon, 5 p.m. today, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wahiawa. 627-0616.

"90 Minutes in Heaven," Don Piper sharing his experience of visiting heaven after a car accident which nearly took his life, 9:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mountain View Community Church, meeting at Kapunahala Elementary School, Kane'ohe; his book of the same title will be available for purchase, and signing follows each service. 236-4144.

4th annual Israel Day Hawai'i Festival, celebrating Israel's Independence Day with entertainment, Middle Eastern and Jewish food booths, exhibits, keiki crafts and activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow, Skygate Park, between Honolulu Hale and Civic Center; free. 696-0077, www.israel dayhawaii.com.

"Mind the Great Mystery, Part 2," second in a series of four talks by Swami Bhaskarananda, a monk of the Ramakrishna Order, on the Hindu understanding of the mind, 11 a.m. tomorrow, YWCA on Richards St., Room 307; free, sponsored by the Vedanta Society of Hawaii. 734-1760.

"Awakening & Living Your Divine Essence," a mini-workshop on transforming your life, presented by Laurie Grant, 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Unity Church of Hawaii, Diamond Head Circle; $25. 394-2464.

"He 'Alana I Ke Akua (A Floral Offering to God)," concert presented by the Hawai'i Ecumenical Chorale and Harris United Methodist Church Choir, with performances by Kamehameha Alumni Men's Glee Club, Randy Hongo, Aaron Mahi and others, 4 p.m. tomorrow, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua; free. 262-8317.

"Moving Toward Interfaith Harmony: Next Steps," panel discussion on how various faiths can transcend barriers and encourage tolerance, 7 p.m. Wednesday, location changed to UH-Manoa's Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics auditorium; free, sponsored by All Believers Network. www.out reach.hawaii.edu/summer, www.allbe lievers.net, 371-9360.

"A Celebration of Traditional Catholic Hymns and Benediction Liturgy," performance by Terence Knapp and Maestro Donald Yap, 7 p.m. Friday, St. Anthony's Church, Kailua; free. 266-2222.

Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Faith Calendar, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Hono- lulu, HI 96802; faith@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Faith Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.