Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, its Commission on Buddhist Education, and its Committee on Social Concerns Host LQBTQIA+ 101 at the Buddhist Study Center and Online

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, it’s Commission on Buddhist Education, and its Committee on Social Concerns invites you to LGBTQIA+ 101.  Learn more about the LGBTQIA+ community so we can ensure all beings may enjoy lives of harmony, peace and gratitude.  Event will be on Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00

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April 2, 2023 – No Temple Service at Puna Hongwanji

On Sunday, April 2, 2023 we will have no temple service at Puna Hongwanji.  Some of us will be participating in the Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) Hanamatsuri (Buddha’s Birthday) Service. Please join us on Sunday, April 9, 2023 as it will be our Puna Hongwanji Hanamatsuri (Buddha’s Birthday Service) at 9:00 p.m.  

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In-Person and Online via Zoom Spring Ohigan Service / Recognition of the Keirosha’s / Shinnen Enkai (New Year’s) Gathering – Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.

On Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. we will be observing one of our six major services we observe yearly.  This Sunday we will observe Spring Ohigan (other shore).  The altars will be beautifully decorated with the special clothes (uchishiki).  Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka will share the Dharma Message “For the rest of your

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Ikenobo Ikebana Flower Arrangement Class – Friday, March 31, 2023 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Have you looked at flower arrangements and thought to yourself, I wish I could learn to do that? Well come to Puna Hongwanji to learn or brush up your skills. Open to all from beginners to advanced learners. Come to the Ikenobo Ikebana flower arrangement class on Friday, March 31, 2023. Come learn from Mrs.

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Puna Hongwanji Children’s Day Sharing Joy – Saturday, April 29, 2023 – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Puna Hongwanji Children’s Day Sharing Joy   We invite all of you to come join us at our Puna Hongwanji Children’s Day Sharing Joy event on our temple grounds.  The event will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  This event is open to the public and all are

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In-Person and Online Sunday Service – Building Healthy Sanghas: Sharing Joy Together – Rev. Earl Ikeda – Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.

Join us on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. for our weekly Sunday Service.  Service will be available in-person (with a mask) and online via Zoom.  We will have a guest speaker this week.  Our guest speaker will be Rev. Earl Ikeda who was a previous resident minister at Puna Hongwanji and has retired

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Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Education – “How basic can you get?” – Saturday, March 25 and April 8 2023 at 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Education “How basic can you get?” – Learn about all the things you’ve always wanted to know about Jodo Shinshu Tradition Class Dates:  Saturdays – March 25, 2023 and April 8, 2023 Class Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Instructor:  Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka No registration / free / Open to anyone

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Dharma Gathering in Japanese – Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dharma Gathering in Japanese Saturday, March 11, 2023 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. No registration required / Open to anyone / Free Simple drinks and snacks provided (bring your own too) 日本語でほとけさまのお話しをききませんか。 3月11日、午前10時30分から11時30分までの1時間です。 プナ本願寺の富岡開教使(僧侶・お坊さん)が最初にお話しをします。そのあと、お茶やお菓子をいただきながら、みんなで聞いた話を味わいます。 こんな人におススメ! >仏教ってなんだろう、気になるという人 >人生とは何か、仏教の視点から考えてみたい人、聞きたい人 >ハワイ島に在住で、日本語で話しをしたい、聞きたい人 予約不要、無料で、どなた様もお越しいただけます。 ぜひご参加ください。 質問がありましたら、8089669981まで日本語でどうぞ。 または、mpunahongwanji@twc.comや各種SNSで日本語でお問い合わせをしてください。 富岡開教使がどんな人か気になる? 毎週水曜日の午後6時から、ユーチューブとフェイスブックで、ライブでお話しをしています。英語でのお話しとお経が最初にあって、日本語のお話しがそのあとにあります。 ぜひ、ご覧ください。

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