I watched a relative prepare candles for a Mass in Honolulu’s St.
Andrews Cathedral and commented: “You know the significance of
those beeswax candles? Friends of mine make them.” When she said
“No,” I realized others might be in the dark. I wrote an
explanation for Cathedral Candle Company to place in each box of
beeswax candles so altar guilders would know. Symbolism affects
our lives.

It certainly influenced Kamehameha IV and his consort Queen Emma.
During a visit they were so impressed with the Church of