June Shabbat Services

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Former KBS president Dr. Barry Blum leads our monthly Shabbat services, with Vic Greenspan reading from torah parsha Chukat and Marvin Feldman presents a drash inspired by the parsha (Numbers 20:1-21:10). After services stay for a kiddush and potluck oneg. If you can, please bring a dish to share - no pork or shellfish. We […]

Shabbat & Shavuot Services

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Our community shabbat moves to the third Saturday this month and Rabbi Daniel Lev travels from Oahu for a weekend of services including Shabbat and Shavuot. Shabbat services Saturday morning begin at 10:30 am. Aviva Plaut and Vic Greenspan read from torah parashat Bamidbar  במדבר which describes the census of the Israelites wandering in the wilderness and […]

April Shabbat Services

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Trina Yerlick leads Shabbat Services along with Aviva Plaut & Vic Greenspan who will read from the double torah parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim  אחרי מות־קדשים (Leviticus 17:18-19:14). There will also be special attention to Israel as the Jewish state's 70th birthday approaches in May. Following services stay for kiddush and kibbitz at the potluck oneg. If you can […]

Shabbat Hagadol

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Former KBS president Shari Berman, visiting from Japan, leads services on this Shabbat Hagadol - the shabbat preceding Passover. Shari is joined by Vic Greenspan to read torah parashah Tzav (Leviticus 7:11-7:38), which describes ritual sacrifices  commanded to Aaron and the priests, including offerings for sin, guilt and peace. Following services, join us for kiddush and […]

February Shabbat with Rabbi Daniel Lev

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Join us for Shabbat services led by Rabbi Daniel Lev, assisted by members of the congregation. Vic Greenspan will read from Torah parahsah Tetzaveh (Exodus 28:31 -  29:18) which includes oil for the lamp at the Ark of the Covenant, the sacred garments for the Priests and other commandments to sanctify the leaders of the […]

Shabbat Shirah: Priscilla Kostiner Leads January Services

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Priscilla Kostiner, Jewish lay leader from Portland, Oregon,  joins us to conduct this month's Shabbat services and lead our commemoration of Yom HaShoah - International Holocaust Remembrance Day. She and Vic Greenspan will read from the week's Torah portion, Beshalach (Exodus 14:15-16:18), which describes the crossing of the Red Sea. It is Shabbat Shirah, "Shabbat of Songs" […]

Shabbat Service December 30

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Our Shabbat is usually on the fourth Saturday morning of each month, but this December we are having it one week later - December 30 - and former KBS president Shari Berman will conduct services  beginning at 10:30 am. Aviva Plaut and Vic Greenspan read from Torah parashah Vayechi, which includes Jacobs's final days in Egypt […]

Shabbat Services

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Join us for Shabbat Services, led this month by Mike Bernstone. Aviva Plaut and Vic Greenspan read the Torah parashah "Vayeitzei," telling the story of Jacob as a young man. Una Greenaway provides insights into the reading with a drash and after services stay for a potluck kiddush and lunch. If you are able, bring […]

Shabbat

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Our monthly Saturday Morning Shabbat service includes the Torah parashah Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1 - 17:27) with several key events from the life of Abram - later Abraham - our first Patriarch.  Aviva Plaut leads the services and also reads the Torah portion along with Vic Greenspan. Yehudah Plaut will lead a discussion of the […]

Simchat Torah Celebration

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

All are invited to the Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden in Kona for a joyful family celebration with music, dancing and fun to mark completing the cycle of Torah readings and beginning it anew. We will share a potluck meal, unroll our Torah, dance and eat. Music by Kona’s Traveling Jewish Wedding Band.

Yom Kippur

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Rabbi Daniel Lev leads a daylong observance of Yom Kippur. Congregants and guests are invited to remain in the sanctuary in between services. Lively discussion may ensue. Potluck after Yitzkor and Neilah.  NO pork or shellfish, please. Please use our Membership Application to sign up for High Holiday tickets.

Yom Kippur Kol Nidre

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Rabbi Daniel Lev leads Kol Nidre services beginning at 6:00 PM. Please use our Membership Application to sign up for High Holiday tickets.

Rosh Hashanah Morning Service

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Services led by Rabbi Daniel Lev and kiddush will be held at the Hawaiian Queen Coffee Gardens. Please use our Membership Application to sign up for High Holiday tickets.

Rosh Hashanah Evening Service

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Rabbi Daniel Lev leads services to begin the High Holidays. Kiddush with apples and honey will follow. Please use our Membership Application to sign up for High Holiday tickets.

Shabbat Services July 29

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Shabbat services this month at Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden are led by Dr. Barry Blum. Aviva Plaut and Vic Greenspan read from Torah parashah  Devarim, in which Moses selects chiefs for each of the 12 tribes and sends out spies to scout the Promised land. They return with tales of a land "flowing with milk […]

Shabbat – Shavuot Services with Rabbi Daniel

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Rabbi Daniel Lev joins us from Oahu to lead a weekend of Shabbat services and observe Shavuot. Shabbat services are at the Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden Saturday morning June 3 beginning at 10:30 am, followed by kiddush and a potluck oneg (NO pork or shellfish, please!).  There will be Torah study after lunch.

KBS Purim Party

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Come eat and dance with us and celebrate the Festival of Purim at the beautiful Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden, opposite Safeway, on Henry Street, in Kona.  If you like, bring some fruit or similar pupu to go with our delicious  hamantaschen!  And come in costume!  As a Purim custom is the sharing of food, you […]

Recurring

Shabbat

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

KBS serves the community with Shabbat Services on the fourth Saturday morning of each month beginning at 10:30 am, followed by kiddush and a potluck oneg. No pork or shellfish, please. Members and guests of the Congregation conduct the services, and visitors are always welcome.

Simchat Torah celebration

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

All are invited to the Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden in Kona for a joyful family celebration with music, dancing and fun to mark completing the cycle of Torah readings and beginning it anew.  We will share a potluck meal, unroll our Torah, dance and eat.  Music by Kona’s Traveling Jewish Wedding Band.

KBS Annual Meeting

Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden 75-1048 Henry St, Kailua-Kona, HI

KBS will hold it's annual meeting prior to our Sukkot celebration and at the same location.  All members, as well as non-members, are invited to attend.  Agenda to follow.