Hongwanji Day Observance – March 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (HST)
Did you know that Hongwanji in Hawaii began on March 2, 1889 (133 years ago). Hongwanji Day honors the Rev. Soryu Kagahi, the first Jodo Shinshu minister who came to Hawaii from Japan in March 1889 to propagate the faith among the Japanese laborers on the sugar plantation.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (HST) via our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and YouTube pages for a live Hongwanji Day Observance with Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtQ19ePwF_lwTH0A_hwkIwg
130th Anniversary Celebration on Hawaii Island.
Honpa Hongwanji in Hawaii celebrates 130th anniversary at Hilo Betsuin’s Sangha Hall (photos)