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Established 1874 in Honolulu, HI.
The Scottish Rite was established in the Hawaiian Islands by John Owen Dominis and King Kalakaua in 1874 (both Scottish Rite Freemasons). 49 years later, in 1923, the cornerstone of the Honolulu Scottish Rite Cathedral was laid by Lester Petrie (former Honolulu Mayor), becoming the home of Scottish Rite Freemasonry in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Its members have included Prince of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Prince William Pitt Leleiohoku II; Member of the House of Nobles and Parker Ranch Estate, Samuel Kamuela Parker; Former Mayor of Honolulu, Lester Petrie; Former Governor of Hawaii, Wallace Farrington; Former Head Master of Kamehameha Schools, Harold Kent; Legendary Waterman, Duke Kahanamoku; The Namesake of the University of Hawaii School of Law, William S. Richardson and more.

MasterCraftsman Program

An Education Course for Freemasons
The Scottish Rite Master Craftsman program is an educational initiative offered by the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. It is designed to provide Freemasons with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the history, philosophy, symbolism, and rituals of Craft Masonry and the Scottish Rite. This program consists of a series of courses, each building upon the previous one, offering members the opportunity to explore the teachings and principles of the Freemasonry at their own pace.





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150-Year Anniversary Celebration & Banquet

When: April 18th, 2024
Where: Honolulu Scottish Rite Cathedral

The Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Scottish Rite in Hawaii stands as an endorsed event within the Grand Lodge of Hawaii's official lineup for the 2024 ANCOM week.

Details will be forthcoming

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