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THE FIRST LUTHERAN CONGREGATION  On July 9th, 1882, the first Lutheran pastor arrived from Germany to start a church in Lihue on the island of Kauai.  His name was Freiderich Richter and he brought with him a pre-fabricated church building from Germany.  His primary job was taking care of the many German Lutherans working in the sugar industry.  LIhue Lutheran (a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - ELCA) is still standing, although the original building has been rebuilt several times due to hurricanes.

THE FIRST LCMS CONGREGATION  Our Redeemer, located on University Avenue across from the University of Hawaii, was birthed in 1945.

OTHER NOTABLE LUTHERAN INFLUENCE  The Royal Hawaiian Band was started in 1836 by King Kamehameha III (the oldest municipal band in the United States.)  IN 1872, King Kalakaua appointed Heinrich (Henry) Berger as the bandmaster.  His musical arrangement of "Hymn of Kamehameha I" eventually became the state anthem, "Hawai'i Pono'i" with lyrics by King Kalakaua.  Queen Lili'uokalani named him the "Father of Hawaiian Music."  He worked with Kamehameha Schools to develop its music program and started a group that eventually became the Honolulu Symphony.  He was the first music director at "German Lutheran Church" which later became known as Lutheran Church of Honolulu.  
  

LUTHERAN CHURCHES IN HAWAII




Our Redeemer

Our Redeemer, Honolulu

Pastor Christian Rasmussen

1404 University Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96822
808.946.4223


St Mark

St. Mark, Kaneohe


Pastor Dan Truesdell

45-725 Kamehameha Hwy,
Kaneohe, HI  96744
 808.247.4565   
Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd, Honolulu

Interim Pastor 

638 N. Kuakini St.
 Honolulu, HI  96817   808.523.2927

Messiah

 
Messiah, Ewa Beach 


Interim Pastor

91-679 Ft. Weaver Rd.
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
808.358.5776



Waikoloa


Waikoloa (Big Island)
(services at Waikoloa Village Golf Course)

Interim Pastor Lloyd Willweber

68-1792 Melia Street
Waikoloa, HI  96738
808.833.9255  

Trinity, Wahiawa

Trinity, Wahiawa

Rev. Dr. Stephen Becker

        1611 California Ave.
         Wahiawa, HI  96786
          808.621.6029    
 
Christ Hilo

Christ, Hilo (Big Island)

Pastor Mark Zier


         595 Kapiolani St. 
        
Hilo,HI  96720
        
808-935-8612
Emmanuel, Maui

Emmanuel, Maui

          520 West One St.
           Kahului, HI  96732
           808.877.3037

Emmanuel, Maui

St Matthews, Kauai

Pastor Will Pierce

3540 Koloa Rd.
Kalaheo, HI  96741