On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the Pahoa Sr. YBA will be sponsoring the Bon Dance at the Pahoa YBA Hall in Pahoa town. The service will start at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker for the service will be Rev. Daido Baba of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. After the Dharma Message from Rev. Baba the dance will
It’s back to school for many of the children. It’s also back to school for the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Come sign up your child(ren)/grandchild(ren) for the 2019-2020 Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Tempe Dharma School. Children will learn the teachings of Buddhism and the practice of Dharma in their daily lives. Sign-up starts on Sunday, August
Please join us on Sunday, August 4, 2019 for our family service. Service starts at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Dharma message will be delievered by Rev. Satoshi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka. Rev. Tomiko’s message will be “My name is Ka’imipono”. Come learn the meaning of Rev. Tomioka’s Hawaiian name and see if he is
Please join us on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Rev. Alan Urasaki will lead the Buddhism class: “Buddhism in my daily life”. Rev. Urasaki was born and raised in Hilo. After earning his degree at the University of Hawaii Manoa he pursued ministry and went
Open to the public and all are welcome to join the Buddhism Book Club: Tannisho Reading. Session will be on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. We will review Chapters 4 and 5. Chapter 4 we will learn about Buddha’s Compassion. Chapter 5 we will learn why we don’t chant for
Please join us on Sunday, July 28, 2019 for our Sunday Family Service at 9:00 a.m. Dharma message will be shared by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. His Dharma message will be “All we need is love”. All are welcome to join us on Sunday. Come meet old friends and make new friends.
Open to the public. All are welcome to join us for our family service on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Temple service starts at 9:00 a.m. This weeks speaker will be Mr. Anthony Carvalho. Anthony has joined the Puna Hongwanji Choir and on Sunday’s rings the kansho bell at the start of the services.
Shin Buddhism 101 session taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Participants will learn the fundamental teachings of Shin Buddhism – What/who is Namo Amida Butsu, meaning and history of Hongwanji, history, rituals, and etiquettes. Open to the public. No registration required. No class fee, donations
Please join us on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our Sunday Family Service. Dharma message will be delivered by Rev. Satoshi “Ka`imipono” Tomioka. Rev. Tomioka’s message on Sunday will be “Mind of Equanimity”. After the temple service there will be a short service at the Columbarium.
On Sunday, July 7, 2019 there will be no family service. Instead come to temple to help with the clean up and break down of items. Clean up starts at 9:00 a.m.