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Kirkin o' the Tartans

  • Cathedral of St. Andrew 229 Queen Emma Street Honolulu, HI, 96813 United States (map)

Please join us for the annual Kirkin o' the Tartans to celebrate St. Andrew's Day! 

“St Andrew's Day, 'Là Naomh Anndrais’ in Scottish Gaelic, celebrates Scotland's patron saint,” said Brenda Reichel, Chieftan, SASH. “We choose to honor this heritage, share in fellowship, and welcome our new members on this day each year.”

The church service begins at 5:30 p.m. in the cathedral led by Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii. Attendees may wear a kilt or bring a swatch of their tartan should they wish to have it blessed. 

A complimentary dinner will follow the service in the Von Holt Room. There will also be Scottish dancing, bagpipes, formal presentation of the SASH Celt of the Year award and the 2018 Scholarship, a prize drawing, silent auction, and more!

Following dinner, the investiture ceremony will occur for new members, during which they will receive their Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii Orders.

This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the church lot. Kilts and tartans are encouraged. Business aloha attire required otherwise. 

Those interested in joining SASH, may join and be invested at this event. 

Please see our website membership or email   for more information.

Contributions to help defray costs are welcome: 

SASH is also accepting donations for the Scots-in-Hawaii Scholarship Program:

SASH accepts cash, checks, and credit cards. Receipts are available. 

There will be a calabash bowl at the event. Checks should be made to “St. Andrew Society of Hawaii." 

The Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii (SASH) formed on Nov. 30, 1989, as a non-profit, charitable organization (IRS Code 501(c)3).

SASH Objectives:


A perpetuation of Our Heritage

Charitable Service

Celtic Cooperation

The Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii, Inc., is qualified as a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Dues and Donations are deemed to be tax-deductible to donors to the extent not paid for goods or services received.

Earlier Event: October 28
Scotch and Scones