Kaumakani church is 110 years strong

  • Dennis Fuljimoto / The Garden Island

    The Kaumakani, West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church is “the little church in the cane field.”

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Marjorie Works of the Kaumakani, West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church, left, teaches Judge Michael Leamer of Missouri how to hang towels, a task Leamer has never had to do in Missouri.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    From left, Adela Ochinang, Pat Pablo and Florence Langaman of Kaumakani, West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church ask about scanning a group photo from the Tumbaga archives of a church gathering from the 1950s.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    David Rogers of Chillicothe, Missouri, changes light bulbs in a ceiling fan while waiting on the rest of the Praying Pelican Missions members to start work on a project at Kaumakani, West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Carlina Tumbaga Vea, left, now 90 years young according to her sister Romang Tumbaga Peake of New York, right, enjoy refreshments outside the Kaumakani, West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church, on Peake’s last day before having to return to New York.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The membership of Kaumakani’s West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church hosts a 21-member Praying Pelican Missions visiting group to service at the “little church in the cane field,” on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

KAUMAKANI — There were Praying Pelicans in Kaumakani on Sunday, as the visiting group of Praying Pelican Missions from Missouri disassembled to start work on the West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church in Kaumakani following Sunday service that was held at Kaumakani church because of the Pelicans’ arrival.

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