Welcome to Sacred Heart Church Pahoa

Our Parish Today

Aloha! Whether you are visiting for the first time, seeking a new place to worship, or thinking of coming back home to the Catholic church, we would love for you to join us. We are a small, diverse multi-cultural family with a variety of gifts seeking to live out our baptismal promises by being good stewards in our day-to-day lives.

What we gain from gathering to worship together sustains and sends us forth to minister to the needs of our parish 'ohana and the community at large. With Jesus and Saint Damien of Moloka'i as our models and source of energizing power we journey together towards God. Come, join us, experience a unique Catholic worship. The atmosphere is warm, we dress casually, and our 7:00 a.m. Sunday Mass hymns are sung olelo Hawai'i!

E komo mai - Welcome!

Rev. Ernesto Juarez Jr., 

Parochial Administrator



What is Lent?

Lent is the forty-day liturgical season of fasting, special prayer and almsgiving in preparation for Easter. The name "Lent" is from the Middle English Lenten and Anglo-Saxon Lenten, meaning spring; its more primitive ecclesiastical name was the "forty days," tessaracoste in Greek. The number "forty" is first noted in the Canons of Nicaea (A.D. 325), likely in imitation of Jesus' fast in the desert before His public ministry (with Old Testament precedent in Moses and Elijah). By the fourth century, in most of the West, it referred to six days' fast per week of six weeks (Sundays were excluded); in the seventh century the days from Ash Wednesday through the First Sunday were added to make the number forty.















Mass Schedule


7:00am, 9:00am, and 11:00am



 Monday, Wed-Saturday 8:00am  


Saturday Vigil - 5:00pm

First Friday 

Star of the Sea Painted Church



   Saturdays 4:20-4:50pm. or by appointment





Upcoming Events