Baibala Hemolele

Reflections on John Paul “Jack” Keppeler

September 3, 2021

Hawaiian Cultural Specialist Aaron Mahi shares his account of the late Jack Keppeler, who was integral in the beginnings of the Baibala Hemolele project.

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Ka Baibala now on Bible App

December 16, 2020

The Hawaiian language bible is now available to mobile users worldwide. PIDF granted a license for the use of the diacritically marked Hawaiian text from Ka Baibala Hemolele, (the Holy Bible) on YouVersion’s “Bible App”.

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Events Show Baibala Journey

November 4, 2019

Celebrations have kicked off for the bicentennial of missionaries bringing Christianity to Hawaiʻi, and Baibala Hemolele (our Hawaiian Bible Project) will be involved in multiple events.

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Baibala Hemolele Featured in Star-Advertiser

June 3, 2019

Bible Offers Parallel Text in Hawaiian and English

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Full Bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible to Be Released

November 19, 2018

In partnership with the Atherton Family Foundation and Kamehameha Schools, we are thrilled to announce the release of a long-awaited project: the completed Ka Baibala Hemolele.

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Baibala Hemolele in the Big Apple

November 14, 2014

On October 7, 2014, Jan and Judy Dill, Alison Masutani, and Helen Kaupu Kaowili made a historic visit to the American Bible Society (ABS) in New York City.

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Release of the Hawaiian New Testament

July 31, 2014

The Hawaiian Bible project began in 2002 to preserve the Hawaiian Bible and make it available online, free of charge, for anyone interested in reading and studying scripture in Hawaiian. At the time, the American Bible Society, the publisher of record since the early 1800’s, had decided to discontinue printing the Baibala Hemolele. Ten years later, in 2012, the first Hawaiian Bible in the modern Hawaiian orthography was printed.

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Baibala Hemolele Takes Center Stage at the Hawai’i Book & Music Festival

May 4, 2014

Noted music scholar, musician, and former bandmaster of the Royal Hawaiian Band, Aaron David Mahi, led a compelling panel discussion on the newest publication of the Hawaiian Bible, Baibala Hemolele at the Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival 2014.

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In Memory of: Barbara Grimes

March 18, 2014

Barbara and her husband Joe were dear friends and colleagues of our foundation. They both assisted in the completion of the Baibala Hemolele project, republishing the Hawaiian Bible in a digital form.

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Ka Baibala Hemolele is Now Available

November 20, 2012

Mutual Publishing has received their first shipment of Ka Baibala Hemolele! Now you can own your very own Hawaiian language Bible.

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