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Diocese of Honolulu

Dioecesis Honoluluensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 January 1941
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Francisco
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Hawaii
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 16,660 (6,435 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises all of the Hawaiian Islands
  • Conference Region: XI (CA, HI, NV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: HON
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholichawaii.org/
  • Mailing Address: 1184 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Telephone: (808)585-3345
  • Fax: 537-1860

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands
Vicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands
1848Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands Vicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands
Diocese of Honolulu
25 January 1941ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Diocese of Honolulu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Honolulu
1950145,000525,00027.6%61191251,1608836755ap1951
1966220,000726,31030.3%251461711,28614748663ap1967
1970210,000807,50926.0%311311621,29623236266ap1971
1976205,000846,90024.2%461191651,24219441566ap1977
1980211,000902,00023.4%571121691,248118738364ap1981
1990225,0281,112,10020.2%71961671,3473215130267ap1991
1999236,6881,186,60219.9%69781471,610264818066ap2000
2000239,0001,196,00020.0%72881601,4932613715666ap2001
2001215,0001,185,49718.1%73821551,3873213815566ap2002
2002260,0001,211,53721.5%65851501,7335013516166ap2003
2003232,9351,211,53719.2%87811681,3865214520166ap2004
2004234,5881,244,89818.8%79781571,4945112523661ap2005
2006239,0001,270,00018.8%86771631,4664712119066ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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