Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple presents Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Please join us in celebration of the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program will include Martin Luther King Jr words of wisdom with Michael Donenfeld and the Mindfulness Meditation group.
Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple presents Everyday Buddhism Class with Rev. Kerry Kiyohara of Makawao Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Session will be on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Topic for the Buddhism Class is “It’s about ME! What Shinran Taught”. Session will be held at the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Open
Come join us for the first Buddhism Book Club in 2020 on January 7, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. We will start a new book “Everyday Suchness: Buddhist Essays on Everyday Living” by Gyomay M. Kubose. A classic collection of short articles first published in 1967, hailed as one of the most significant
Open to the public. No registration required. No class fee. Donations appreciated. Come join Rev. Satoshi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka as he leads the Buddhism Class 101 – “Buddhism in Daily Life”. The session will be held at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It’s a busy time
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., please join us at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple for a Puna Winter Festival that has something for everyone. We are currently running a Facebook and Instagram contest to win gift cards from KTA Super Store and 808 Sweet Shop. Please visit our Facebook (Puna
Mr. Masaya Kuratate will be leading a incense workshop on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple dining room. Come learn about the history, types, and uses of incense. You will be able to make an incense-scented bag and take it home with you. If you
There will be no service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please join us at Hilo Meishoin, 97 Olona Street, Hilo. We will be having a Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) joint service commemorating Buddha’s Enlightenment (Bodhi Day). Service starts at 9:00 a.m. We will be back at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist
The Buddhism Book Club will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. During the session Chapter 9 of the Tannisho will be reviewed and discussed with Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Chapter 9, “I said no need but everything was prepared.” Open to the public. Free. Donation is appreciated.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. please join us as we host a Winter Festival on our temple grounds at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. We will have craft vendors, food booths, door prizes, entertainment, children activities, and temple tours. This event is being held in conjunction with the annual Keaau
Open to the public. Buddhism Book Club is reviewing the Tannisho. The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism. During the session we will review Chapter 8. What is a practice in Shin Buddhism? No registration required. Free. Donation is appreciated. Any questions, please contact 808-966-9981 or email