Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Honolulu.

Dear Friends:

We know that many are concerned about the situation in Tonga with the aftermath of the volcanic eruption with the ash contaminating the water supply, and the flooding causing much damage.

If you wish to donate toward Tonga Relief, please go to our giving site HERE and go to the dropdown menu (the default wording is pledge/tithe), click and select “Tongan Relief.”

You can also send checks to the office payable to First UMC of Honolulu. Please note “Tongan Relief” in the memo section of your check. Thanks so much for your concern.


With COVID infections surging, we will be worshiping online only at least through the month of February and evaluate as we get closer to the end of that month.

Please check back for updates.

Thank you for your patience during these challenging times.

In spite of it all, the grace of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be present for us no matter what.

Grace and aloha,

Pastor Tom Choi


Unedited recordings of our live services can still be found at facebook.com/firstumchonolulu

Shorter, edited versions of the English language service (plus archives)

are available on YouTube on Sunday afternoons – please click HERE

Previous Tongan worship videos (and English worship with live prayers)

are on our facebook page: facebook.com/firstumchonolulu

Click here for more details on online worship.

For archives of recent services, please go to our First UMC of Honolulu YouTube channel HERE.


When we return to in-person worship, we will have in-person worshipers register and agree to precautions, such as mask wearing and social distancing.

English Worship at 10 am – Register HERE to reserve your seat! NOT AT THIS TIME

Tongan Worship at 12 noon and 2 pm – Register HERE to reserve your seat! NOT AT THIS TIME

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