First United Protestant Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary

In celebration of 150 years of ministry in Hilo, the First United Protestant Church (1350 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo) will present a "Homegrown Concert" on Sunday, September 23 at 2 p.m. The concert will feature a 40 voice choir and 30 person orchestra plus pipe organ, performing a number of classic choral works, including Beethoven and Handel's "Hallelujah" choruses, the "Hawaii Island Suite" by organist Michael Springer and more special selections by FUPC members. All are invited to attend.