There will be no temple service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Temple clean up will start at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We will be cleaning the temple grounds in preparation for our Obon (Gathering of Joy). Our Obon (Gathering of Joy) will be helpd on Friday, July 5
Please join us on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. as we hear the message by Rev. Satoshoi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka. His message will be “What is the meaning of Obon?” It will be a good time to come learn about Obon as you will probably hear that the “Obon Season” has started. Sunday is
Open to the public. Please register. Class will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Buddhism in contemporary and oldies music. Please register by calling 808-966-9981 or emailing email@example.com.
Open to the public. Please register for class. The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism. Written by Yui-en, a disciple of Master Shinran, it chronicles their conversations during the emergence of Buddhism in Japan. Cost is $5. Session is one evening on Friday, June 28, 2019 from
Open to the public. Please register. Three part session will be held on Saturdays – June 8, 15, and 22 from 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. All three sessions total cost is $10. Session will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Please note even if you can’t make all sessions you are still welcomed to attend
Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for our Temple Chef of Puna cooking competition. There will be three teams challenging each other after temple service. Cooking will start at 10:45 a.m. The three teams will consist of three people and they will need to cook a dish in 45 minutes that will be tasted