Our Services

celebrateoriginal artwork by Laura Seward Margulies
Shabbat and festival services are held at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway. On Saturdays, Torah study begins at 9 a.m., and Shabbat services are held from 9:50 a.m. until about noon.

An oneg (light lunch) and social hour follow services. Babysitting is always available during services. Havdalah, special events and programs are sometimes held at the homes of members.

Our Mission

missionoriginal artwork by Laura Seward Margulies

Sof Ma’arav is dedicated to observing and preserving the religious and cultural heritage of Judaism.

We are a lay-led, Conservative, egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

We are committed to enriching our children and congregants with the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of our faith and Israel.


We Celebrate Our Trees on Tu Bishvat!

Papaya Tree


Officers *

* All officers are board members

President Donald Armstrong
Vice President Michelle Schneider
Treasurer Robert Littman
Secretary Margie Walkover

Board Members

Welcome/Hebrew Literacy Sandra Armstrong
Gabbai Emeritus Marvin Black
Memory Book & Yarhzeit Morris Rabinko
Ritual Chair Gregg Kinkley
Gabbai Chair Daniel Lev
President Emerita Bernice Littman
Drash Chair Fran Margulies
Library Chair Sally Morgan
Bikur Cholim Chair Naomi Olstein
Adult Education Emerita Dina Yoshimi
Communications Chair Sid Goldstein

Committee Chair Persons

Ritual Advisor Rabbi Ken Aronowitz
Book Club Chair Carolann Biederman
Family Promise Chair Kay Lorraine
Oneg Chair Jessie Weinberger
Cemetery Chair Robert Littman
Sof History Project Chair Mat Sgan

Beit Din

Ken Aronowitz
Gregg Kinkley
Robert Littman
Dina Yoshimi