Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases on Hawaii Island we have decided to cease all Sunday in-person services effective Sunday, August 8, 2021. For the safety of our temple members and friends we will share the Sunday service online ONLY. Please visit our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and YouTube pages each Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
To ensure that everyone stays safe and we help minimize the spread of the Cornonavirus (COVID-19) all temple activities at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be temporarily suspended until May 15, 2020. While at hoe you can review previous temple services in our video section in Facebook to hear the Dharma Messages. You cannot
Suicide Prevention Training Webinars broadcast at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (10/18/19 and 10/19/19)
Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be one of five locations that will have a Live Webinar on Suicide Prevention. This training focuses on helping communities and faith leaders develop skills and strategies for the prevention of suicide. Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Soul Shop for Youth Leaders and Educators.
Puna Hongwanji Mission has now officially completed its pledge to become Blue Zones Project Approved™. The Blue Zones Project fosters communities in which healthful food and other choices extend lives and improve quality of life. A certificate presented to the temple by the Blue Zones Project Big Island reads, “By implementing healthy, evidence-based options, this