Children’s Day at Puna Hongwanji – Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple at 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau, HI 96749.  We will have activities, games, food, crafts, and prizes at the event. Hawaii County Police Department will offer free keiki ID’s Hawaii County Fire Department

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Carving the Divine Showing – January 28, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Carving the Divine by Yujiro Seki Join us for a special screening of the documentary film “Carving the Divine”, directed by Yujiro Seki.  This film offers a rare glimpse into a 1400-year-old Buddhist woodcarving tradition and the practitioners who are working hard to preserve its legacy in a rapidly changing Japan. This is a movie

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Infant Rite Ceremony – Register TODAY! Ceremony – Sunday, January 28, 2024

You are cordially invited to join us for the Infant Rite Ceremony on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. during our Sunday Service. This is the first encounter with Amida Buddha in Joy & Compassion, a moment filled with wishes and love from family, friends and sangha members. Everyone is welcomed, regardless of membership

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Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii – Triple Celebration – Buddhist Education Series

What is the Triple Celebration? 850th Anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s Birth 800th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Jodo Shinshu Teaching 135th Anniversary of the Honpa Hongwanji On Saturday, September 7, 2024 and Sunday, September 8, 2024 will be the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Triple Celebration at the Ala Moana Hotel. For more information

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Food Drive and HI-5 Recycles – Sunday, January 14, 2024 from 10:30 am – 12 noon

Please stop by Puna Hongwanji with your donation for the Food Basket of Hawaii Island.  We will be collecting non-perishable items and monetary donations on Sunday, January 14, 2024 from 10:30 am – 12 noon.  Your donations will be donated to help stock the Food Basket in Hilo.  If you would like to make a

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New Year’s Eve Service and Temple Bell Ringing – Sunday, December 31, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.

Please join us on Sunday, December 31, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. for our New Year’s Eve (Joya-e) Service.  The service will be available in person and online via Zoom.  Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka will share the Dharma Message “How do I measure my life in 2023?” To receive the Zoom link, please email mpunahongwanji@twc.com. After the

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Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) Bodhi Day Service – Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sangha Hall

We will not have temple services at Puna Hongwanji on Sunday, December 3, 2023.  Instead please join us at the Sangha Hall at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin at 10:00 a.m.  We will be joining the Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) for the Bodhi Day Service.  Taishoji Soto Mission is the host temple.  Performance will be

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