The Obon (Gathering of Joy) Season at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be observed for two nights on Friday, July 5, 2019 a nd Saturday, July 6, 2019. Our Hatsubon Services on both nights will begin at 5:30 p.m. Hatsubon is first bon. This is the first memorial service observed in the season of bon
There will be no temple service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Temple clean up will start at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We will be cleaning the temple grounds in preparation for our Obon (Gathering of Joy). Our Obon (Gathering of Joy) will be helpd on Friday, July 5
Please join us on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. as we hear the message by Rev. Satoshoi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka. His message will be “What is the meaning of Obon?” It will be a good time to come learn about Obon as you will probably hear that the “Obon Season” has started. Sunday is
Open to the public. Please register. Class will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Buddhism in contemporary and oldies music. Please register by calling 808-966-9981 or emailing email@example.com.
Open to the public. Please register for class. 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 Japan. Cost is $5. Session is one evening on Friday, June 28, 2019 from
Open to the public. Please register. Three part session will be held on Saturdays – June 8, 15, and 22 from 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. All three sessions total cost is $10. Session will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Please note even if you can’t make all sessions you are still welcomed to attend
Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for our Temple Chef of Puna cooking competition. There will be three teams challenging each other after temple service. Cooking will start at 10:45 a.m. The three teams will consist of three people and they will need to cook a dish in 45 minutes that will be tasted
Please join us on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. We will have a Baccalaureate Service that will honor the graduates from our temple. Please come help us congratulate the graduates of 2019 as they enter a new chapter in their lives. Guest speaker for the Baccalaureate Service will be Janice Ikeda, Owner
Join us on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our family service. Speaker will be Craig Shimoda, Lay Minister’s Assistant. All are welcome.
Please join us at our Mother’s Day Service. We will honor all mother’s and all who play the role as a mother. Service will be on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will deliver the Dharma Message and we will have the children share a message also. After service we will