Mr. Masaya Kuratate will be leading a incense workshop on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple dining room. Come learn about the history, types, and uses of incense. You will be able to make an incense-scented bag and take it home with you. If you
There will be no service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please join us at Hilo Meishoin, 97 Olona Street, Hilo. We will be having a Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) joint service commemorating Buddha’s Enlightenment (Bodhi Day). Service starts at 9:00 a.m. We will be back at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist
The Buddhism Book Club will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. During the session Chapter 9 of the Tannisho will be reviewed and discussed with Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Chapter 9, “I said no need but everything was prepared.” Open to the public. Free. Donation is appreciated.
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
During the Eitaikyo Sangha Memorial Special Service we will honor four of our distinguished sangha members on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Family and friends please join us as we honor these members who have made great contributions to our temple and serves as role models to our members. In 2019 we will
Please join us on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our Eitaikyo Sangha Memorial Special Service. Dharma message will be delivered by Rev. Satoshi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka. Rev. Tomioka’s message will be “Remembrance”. This service is dedicated to the memory of those beloved family members who have passed away. We show our gratitude also
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
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.