Please join us on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for the Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) Joint Hanamatsuri Service at Hilo Meishoin. We will be joining other temple members at Hilo Meishoin. There will be no temple service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, April 7, 2019.
The Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be sponsoring a “Puna Spring Festival” on our temple grounds on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event is open to the public and we invite everyone to attend this fun filled event. The temple address is 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau, HI 96749. The
Richard Solie will deliver a message entitled “Transformation” at the Sunday, March 24 service. The service begins at 9 a.m. Please join us!
Reverend Satoshi “Kaʻimipono” Tomioka will deliver a message entitled “You say goodbye, and I say hello” at the Sunday, March 17 service. The service begins at 9 a.m. Please join us!
The Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be sponsoring a “Puna Spring Festival” at our temple on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We want to share our temple with the community and bring everyone together for a fun-filled event. The temple address is 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau, HI 96749. The
Puna Hongwanji Mission has now officially completed its pledge to become Blue Zones Project Approved™. The Blue Zones Project fosters communities in which healthful food and other choices extend lives and improve quality of life. A certificate presented to the temple by the Blue Zones Project Big Island reads, “By implementing healthy, evidence-based options, this
The sangha joined in a joyful, ceremonial planting of a new Bodhi tree on temple property behind the columbarium. One of our members helped get the tree started through a process called air layering and nurtured the young sapling for three years until it was ready to plant. We continue to enjoy a beautiful, large
Puna Hongwanji Dharma School is selling t‑shirts! Orders are due by January 7, 2018.
Just in time for the new year, many hands joined together for a temple cleanup before our general membership meeting on December 17, 2017. With gratitude for members and friends’ efforts to keep our temple and grounds beautiful!
Have all your gifts, but don’t have time to wrap them? Bring your gifts to the Keaau Shopping Center to be wrapped. Our members will be available from December 18-24, 2017 to wrap your gift for a donation. We will be there from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thank you!