Our general membership meeting is usually held after temple clean-up in December. We did not meet quorum for the meeting in December so it was decided that we would postpone the meeting and hold it after service on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. We figured this way we would catch all those members
On Sunday, December 19, 2021 we will open our temple doors to welcome you back into the temple. If you don’t feel comfortable attending the in-person service we will still offer our online service as well via our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and YouTube pages. Service will start at 9:00 a.m. Rev. Satoshi Kaʻimipono Tomioka will
Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple presents a community activity open to all to participate in. The holiday season is upon us and how festive will you be this year? Share with us your holiday photo. You be creative and share your holiday spirit with the rest of us. It can be, but we are leaving it
Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) Bodhi Day Service – Sunday, December 5, 2021 via Zoom at 9:00 a.m.
On Sunday, December 5, 2021 we at Puna Hongwanji will not have our weekly Sunday Service. We will instead be joining the Big Island Buddhist Federation (BIBF) Bodhi Day Service on Zoom. Please join us on Zoom as well at 9:00 a.m. There is no registration required as the Zoom link, meeting ID, and passcode
Outdoor Craft Fair – Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Puna Hongwanji will host an outdoor craft fair on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This craft fair is to help our vendors share their products with the community. The number one concern is the safety of
Halloween 2021 Activities Open to the Public – Deadline to Submit is October 15, 2021 – 2 activities extended to October 27, 2021
Halloween Activities for the young and young at heart We invite all of you to join us in our Halloween activities we have planned for Halloween 2021. These events are being sponsored by the Puna Hongwanji Events Committee and the Puna Hongwanji Dharma School. We invite the young and the young at heart to participate
PEACE DAY 2021 The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations in 1981, and since 2001, has been celebrated on September 21. That date is also recognized as Peace Day in Hawaii, thanks in large part to members of the Hawaii Federation of Junior Young Buddhist Association who successfully advocated for the
The Jodo Shinshu International Office (JSIO) will host The Three Pure Land Sutras Chanting Marathon on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (HST). This will be a special live-stream event where we will have a rare opportunity to listen to all three pure land sutras chanted in their entirety. This event
SUMMER DHARMATHON 2021 The Summer Dharmathon is a new program of the Buddhist Study Center (BSC) featuring 10 Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) ministers who will be speaking on the HHMH 2021 theme and slogan: “Building Healthy Sanghas: Nurturing Empathy and Respect” It will be live streamed from the BSC YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWzJg0lcuY5tdIGef9O9HQ.
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.