After all the Merrie Monarch festivities, please come join us on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Dharma message by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will be “My sister who waited for me at the airport.” Please come to welcome Rev. Tomioka’s family that will be visiting.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers, the honorary ones, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and the single parent that plays both roles. Your child(ren) are blessed to have you in their lives. The Men of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be in the kitchen cooking a delicious brunch. Temple service starts at 9:00 a.m. on
Please come and join us to honor Lady Eshinni, wife of Shinran Shonin and their daughter Kakushinni. Family service begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2019. Our guest speaker for the event is Ms. Debra Ching-Maiava. After the service there will be an activity for the children to participate in.
Please join us to remember those killed in action who were from the Puna District. On the temple grounds in front of the church there is a monument dedicated to these brave soldiers that sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Let’s give thanks to them by taking the time to honor them. Event will be
Please join us to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday (Hanamatsuri) on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Guest speaker will be Ms. Zoi Nakamura, Rev. Bruce Nakamura’s granddaughter. Shakyamuni Buddha was born approximately 2,500 years ago in the garden of Lumbini (India) to the Sakya King Suddhodhana and his queen,
Reminder there will be no temple service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, April 7, 2019. We will be joining the other temple ohana at Hilo Meishoin. The Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) will be celebrating Buddha’s Birthday (Hanamatsuri). We are requesting if you have flowers to help decorate our flower covered shrine (Hanamido)
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!