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.

  • June. 30... RCIA (Ministry)
  • 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.

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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.

Suite Possibilities
75-5915 Walua Road
Kailua-Kona, Hi 96740
Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 - 11:30am

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

Please RSVP by June 25th
Call: (808) 599-7630
or Email:

Refreshments will be served.

 East Hawaii Vicariate Stewardship Day

Please mail in all registration forms by June14, 2019 to:
St. Joseph Church C/O Gwen Decoito
43 Kapiolani St.
Hilo, Hi 96720
Walk-ins are welcome.