Rev. Apolinario Ty, SSS

Pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Hilo

Reverend Apolinario Ty S.S. S.

Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Parish, Hilo

Rev. Joselito Hitosis, SSS



Deacon Jim & Karol Dougherty


Dcn. Jim & Karol Dougherty

Deacon Jim Dougherty was ordained to the permanent diaconate on June 7, 2014 for the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT). He is currently on loan from the Diocese of Kansas City—St. Joseph and is assigned to serve the parishes of St. Theresa, Mt. View and St. Joseph, Hilo. Dcn. Jim and his wife, Karol, have been married for 41 years and currently live in the Puna district along with three of their four children, their spouses and their children. Before moving to the Big Island, Dcn. Jim worked at the De LaSalle Education Center in Kansas City, Missouri, for 35 years, where he served as the executive director for 27 of those years.