Each year we usually have our New Years Eve service in person and after service those in attendance can ring the temple bell. Due to Covid the New Years Eve service will be held online only at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The service will be available on our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and
Please join us for our last Wednesday evening service of 2020 on December 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The service will be available on our Puna Hongwanji Facebook page and YouTube pages. Be sure to like and subscribe to our pages to get notifications. Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will deliver the Dharma Message “Listening”.
“Ugly Christmas Sweater” Participate in our “Ugly Christmas Sweater” activity for the month of December 2020. We are trying to bring different holiday activities in the comfort of your own home. Simply take a photo of you wearing your ugly sweater or if you are camera shy just take a photo of your ugly sweater.
The Hawaii District Hongwanji Council presents an online Nembutsu Seminar on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (HST). Guest speaker will be Rev. Takashi Miyaji of the Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church. https://sacbc.org/our-minister/. https://www.shin-ibs.edu/academics/faculty/miyaji/. The topic for the virtual seminar is “Hearing Amida Buddha’s Calling Voice”. What does the term “Namo
Online Buddhism Education Series will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (HST). Guest speaker will be Rev. Blayne Higa of Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. http://www.konahongwanji.org/reverend-blayne-bio. The topic for the virtual session is “It’s ok to not be ok: Shin Buddhist Wisdom for Living”. Rev. Higa will explore how
Each year the temples who belong to the Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) take turns to host Hanamatsuri and Bodhi Day Service. This is a time for the BIBF temples to gather and listen to the Dharma together. Unfortunately, this year many things have changed and we cannot gather in the large groups we are
Please join us tonight at 7:00 p.m. for our weekly Wednesday evening online service via our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and YouTube pages. The Dharma Message by Rev. Satoshi Kaʻimipono Tomioka will be “Fallen Leaf”. https://youtube.com/channel/UCtQ19ePwF_lwTH0A_hwkIwg