3-11 Remembrance Day Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 – Friday, March 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. (HST)

This year is the 11th anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami that devastated so many lives and affected so many things.  Please join us in remembering the day and offer our respect for those who died. Please join us on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. (HST).  You are welcome

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Amida Buddha’s Wish – Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (HST)

Please join us live on our Puna Hongwanji Facebook and YouTube pages on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (HST). Amida Buddha’s Wish “Once Embraced, Never Forsaken”. Under uncertainty, let us rededicate ourselves to listen to the Buddha’s teaching so we may find certainty in uncertainty. Puna Hongwanji YouTube page:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtQ19ePwF_lwTH0A_hwkIwg

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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

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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

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Peace Day 2021 Various Events (Photo contest, fold a crane, Ring Your Bell for Peace)

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

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The Three Pure Land Sutras Chanting Marathon – Saturday, August 28, 2021

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

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