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
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.
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,
Come join us on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple for a Special Sunday Service. We will welcome the attendees of the Hawaii State Federation of Honpa Hongwanji Lay Association 56th Lay Convention. We will have a closing service for the Lay Convention with a combined Puna Hongwanji Buddhist
Please join us on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for the Buddhism Book Club: Tannisho Reading. Session will be held at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in the dining room. At this session we will review Chapters 1-5 and a new chapter will be Chapter 6 “I am too much proud