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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, November 18, 2006

Author to discuss his faith journey

Advertiser Staff

Kent Keith, author of the national best-seller "The Paradoxical Commandments," will discuss his faith journey at the Interfaith Open Table Hawai'i at 7 a.m. Dec. 6.

The group offers dialogue and community partnership opportunities to people of all faiths at St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church, 1052 Ilima Drive in 'Alewa Heights.

Keith, who also wrote "Do it Anyway: The Handbook for Finding Personal Meaning and Deep Happiness in a Crazy World," is as lawyer and Rhodes Scholar. He has served the community in a number of positions, including president of Chaminade University.

Also, a discussion of "Sustainable Farming for Hawai'i's Homeless" by Daivadas of the Hare Krishna Temple.

Information: Sam Cox, 779-3606.


Hope Chapel West O'ahu invites people from West O'ahu to join its free Thanksgiving lu'au tomorrow at its adopted school, Waikele Elementary. The event will begin with a 10 a.m. performance by the Hope Chapel West O'ahu Worship team, a sermon by Mike Kai and music after the service by Kelly Boy DeLima and his group, Kapena. There will also be free Hawaiian food and keiki activities.

The lu'au tradition began in 2004 with more than 1,500 people attending. For free tickets, call 677-8844, www.hcwo.com or send an e-mail to luau@hcwo.com.


Gov. Linda Lingle will give a Thanksgiving message at the annual Thanksgiving Day Service at Central Union Church.

The 9 a.m. ecumenical service will be preceded by an 8:45 a.m. performance by the Honolulu Boy Choir. The Samoan Gospel Heralds will perform during the event.

Canned goods and monetary offerings received will be distributed to a ministry for the homeless.