Join us this Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. for our Sunday Family Service. Sunday’s message will be delivered by Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka. Rev. Tomioka’s dharma mesage will be “You Are Someone Special in Amida’s Embrace.” After the temple service around 10:00 a.m. a request is being made to line up to participate
Join the fun after our Halloween Sunday Service on Sunday, October 27, 2019. This event is being hosted by the Dharma School Committee*. The goal of this event is to bring temple and affiliate members together in the spirit of fellowship and fun. Show your talent and creativity by participating in the fruit and vegetable
In commemoration of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii 130th Anniversary we will hold a Hawaii Island District Joint Community Memorial Service. Service will be held at the Sangha Hall (398 Kilauea Ave, Hilo) starting at 10:00 a.m on Sunday, September 13, 2019. Service will be officiated by Bishop Eric Matsumoto, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii.
Open to the public. All are welcomed. Free entry. Prize giveaways. Join us on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Event will be at the Sangha Hall located at 398 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii. Presentation includes: 10:00 a.m. – Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawaii.
Buddhism Book Club will meet on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. We are currently reviewing the Tannisho. 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
Suicide Prevention Training Webinars broadcast at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (10/18/19 and 10/19/19)
Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be one of five locations that will have a Live Webinar on Suicide Prevention. This training focuses on helping communities and faith leaders develop skills and strategies for the prevention of suicide. Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Soul Shop for Youth Leaders and Educators.
Reverend Soryu Kagahi arrived in Hawaii in March 1889 and conducted the first service. Therefore, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii celebrates its 130th year in Hawaii this year (2019). The 130th Anniversary Event is the time to celebrate our organization in Hawaii and to bring new awareness to people about the existence of Hongwanji and
The Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Buddhist Women Association (BWA) will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Please note this is NOT a bazaar. We will have limited items available, but please come out and support our temple activities. We will have the following items available: Rummage
We will be bagging black cinder and selling it on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in the parking lot. The cinder cost is $4 per bag. There will be no delivery. We will have a drive thru system. Drive your car to the designated area,
Please visit our Puna Hongwanji Mission Facebook page and vote for your favorite photo or photos. Select our photo album “Moment of Peace Photo Contest 2019” to review all 56 photos submitted by various people on what they considered a “moment of peace”. Voting runs from Thursday, September 12, 2019 and ends on Wednesday,