HONOLULU - STA : USA - HI

*Location:

   St.Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral
   Queen Emma Street at Beretania Street
   Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
   LL: N 21.31003, W 157.85719
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Robert & Pamela Verrey
   408 Koko Isle Circle
   Honolulu, HI  96825-1819
   H: (808)395-4410   W: (808)591-4937
   F: (808)591-8042
   E: verreyr001@hawaii.rr.com
      pamverrey@gmail.com
   - or -
   Walter & Alice Herring
   H: (808)247-2861

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   St.Andrew's Cathedral
   Queen Emma Square
   Honolulu, HI  96813-2304
   T: (808)524-2822   F: (808)537-4177
   E: standrewc001@hawaii.rr.com

*Schedule:

   Temporarily unringable (as of Jun.'04)
   because of structural problems in the
   tower.

*Remarks:

   Bells cast by John Briant in 1812 for
   St.Alkmund's Church, Shrewsbury,
   Shropshire, England; tenor G, 13 cwt.
   Retuned by Whitechapel for this
   installation; now 12-0-26 in F#.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The bells were re-tuned in 1991
     by Whitechapel for installation here 
   Prior history:
     In 1812, the complete instrument was installed (elsewhere)
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Cathedral Website pictures part of the building and the top of the bell tower on the home page.  There are two articles (not illustrated) about the history of the bells, which can be found using the Search facility.  But there seem to be no photos or descriptions of current activity.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in HI.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1994/01/11


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