St. Joseph Statue Hilo

photo Credit: Anna Weaver

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Mass Schedule

7:00 am
Vigil 5:00 pm

7:00 am, 9:00 am
11:45 am, 6:00 pm

M- F: 6:00 am
& 12:15 pm

Legal Holidays
7:00 am


10:00 am - 11:00am
or by appointment

*Please note: Confession schedule does not apply during some liturgical seasons.

Prayer Times

M-F: 4-5:00 pm
Sat:. 3-3:30 pm
Sun: 4-4:30 pm

Evening Prayer
& Benediction

M-F: 5:00 pm

Sat: 3:30 pm

Sun: 4:30 pm

Home & Hospital Communion

Please call the rectory to make arrangements
to receive Communion at home or in the hospital.

Funeral Arrangements

Please contact the Parish office at (808) 935-1465 before making arrangements with the funeral director / mortuary.
We must confirm the parish calendar is open for the funeral date you choose for your loved one.

Are You Registered?

If you are new to the parish or need to update your registration please click the registration form link SJ Registration Form then print, fill-out and return. Thank you!

Mail to: St. Joseph Church 43 Kapiolani St. Hilo, Hi 96720

Respect Life Articles

Killing the Pain not the Patient

SJC - Announcements & Activities

SJC Commemorative Book

Mark your calendars! Stop by at any or all of these Coffee Hours to visit with your fellow parishioners following the 9 am Masses.

  • July. 28.... Youth and Young Adult (Ministry)
SJC Commemorative Book


Still Available

The commemorative book celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the dedication of St. Joseph Churchof Hilo is still available for purchase! Featuring a historical timeline,full-color photos of our ministries, fond memories of our elders, as well as hopes and dreams of our children and prayerful thoughts, this hardcover book will be a keepsake for you and your family.

It will be a great gift for Easter, Graduation and Christmas.Share our story of our beautiful church with others and family. Proceeds will go to the on-going maintenance of our church. Help us upkeep the buildings, church grounds and repairs needed in our church.

Parishioners may purchase a copy of the book for $20 from the parish office during business hours.


Happy Birthday Fr. Poli Ty!

Sunday, July 28th after the 11:45 am Mass.

Stew & Rice, Spaghetti, cake & ice cream will be served.

Bring fruits, french bread, salads &
or something you want to share!

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Legacy of Life Hawai'i is dedicated to saving and healing lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. We work closely with our island communities to cultivate an understanding that life is worth giving.

Give the Gift of Life.
Register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor today!

Legacy of Life
Volunteer Orientation Session

Do you want to help save lives? Do you want to celebrate the gift or organ donation? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? If you said YES, then come join us at one of our two orientation sessions on the island of Hawaii. Please bring your ID with you.

St. Joseph Church
43 Kapiolani Street
Hilo, Hi 96720
Saturday, July 13, 2019
10:00 - 11:30am

Call to Reserve your space
at 808 599-7670

or Email:

 East Hawaii Vicariate Stewardship Day

Good communication
is the key to a love that never ends.

This evening enrichment
provides busy couple time
to "talk and listen" in meaningful ways.

When: Friday July 19, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: St Joseph Church
"Basement" Meeting Room

43 Kapiolani Street
Hilo, Hi 96720

Brought to you in collaboration with the East Hawaii Vicariate
and Worldwide Marriage Encounter.


WWME is faithful to the Roman Catholic Church's teaching that marriage is a covenant that exists between one man and one woman. Any reference to marriage or couple made by WWME is in the context.