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    Community Awards Dinner

    Each year we convene a community gathering to share a meal and honor peace and justice changemakers in our communities, both individuals and organizations.

    2017 Awards Dinner
    Our next awards dinner is Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at the Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin Social Hall.

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    The TIAH Board

    The Interfaith Alliance Hawai‘i board of directors is made up of ministerial and lay leaders representing numerous faith traditions. Roster »

The Interfaith Alliance Hawai'i (TIAH) is a progressive voice promoting the healing role of religion in public life. We encourage dialogue, challenge extremism, and facilitate nonviolent community activism.

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“Justice in Hawaiʻi’s Penal System” is topic of Nov. 21 Interfaith Open Table

Open Table - figures identified with different faith traditions reach to each other across a tableThe November 2017 Interfaith Open Table event features a discussion of Justice in Hawaiʻi’s Penal System from probation through reentry and the need for real rehabilitation and reform.

A panel of speakers from the judicial branch and advocacy organizations will invite discussion on Tuesday, November 21, 7 p.m. at Pacific Islanders United Methodist Church, 2106 Palolo Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816.

For more information, including the list of panelists and directions, see the related calendar item.

TIAH to Honor Buddhist Nun & Four Community Organizations on November 12, 2017

October 26, 2017
Press Release #2
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Cecilia H. Fordham | 808-599-8628

TIAH to Honor Buddhist Nun & Four Community Organizations on November 12, 2017

Dr. Patricia Masters

Dr. Patricia Masters will be presented the Flame of Hope Award.

Four community organizations that spurred action to challenge the immigration ban, worked to enable education programs for housing and skills for reentry into society, developed education and restoration of Honouliuli Internment camp honored for their actions in the community. The Interfaith Alliance Hawai‘i (TIAH), a coalition of faith traditions, will honor four community organizations and Dr. Patricia Masters at its 15th Annual Awards Celebration on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The theme for this year’s event is “Rekindling Trust.”

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