Online Halloween Contest 2022 – Costume Contest and Fruit/Vegetable Carving Contest – Deadline, Monday, October 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (HST)

Online Halloween Contest 2022 This years online Halloween contest is being sponsored by the Puna Hongwanji Dharma School and Puna Hongwanji events committee.  Our contest is open to the public and everyone of all ages.  Deadline to submit is Monday, October 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (HST).  We reserve the rights to not utilize or

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Sunday, September 18, 2022 – In-Person and Online via Zoom Autumn Special Service – “The path is here” – After service Cub Scout Pack 67 will be at the temple to sell their fundraising products

Please join us for our weekly Sunday Service.  Our services are available in-person (with a mask) and online via Zoom.  The service on Sunday, September 18, 2022 will begin at 9:00 a.m.  This will be our Autumn Special Service, Fall Ohigan.  Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka will share the Dharma Message “The path is here”. If

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Give Aloha at Foodland or Sack N Save Stores from September 1-30, 2022 – Puna Hongwanji Mission Code: 79088

This year, Puna Hongwanji Mission is excited to participate in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts program!  This program runs during the month of September and it’s easy to participate!  Simply make a donation to our organization at Foodland this month, and Foodland will match a portion of your gift! Here’s how it works:

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NO Service on Sunday, July 3, 2022 – We will have clean-up after the Bon Dance

On Sunday, July 3, 2022 we will have NO temple service.  We will be meeting at 9:00 a.m. instead to clean up after the Bon Dance. You may visit our Puna Hongwanji Facebook or YouTube pages to view other previously recorded videos.  The most current videos is of our Wednesday evening services.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtQ19ePwF_lwTH0A_hwkIwg

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Backpack Drive for our Keiki (children) until Sunday, July 24, 2022

The Hawaii Police Department is doing a backpack drive for our island keiki (children) in need.  We have decided to answer the call for help and will be collecting backpacks at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple until Sunday, July 24, 2022.  They are looking for new and unused backpacks to distribute.  We will collect the backpacks

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Jodo Shinshu and The Making of American Buddhism – June 26 and June 27, 2022 – 3 Sessions Available

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Buddhist Study Center Summer Session Satellite Lecture presents Jodo Shinshu the Making of American Buddhism.  Lecture will be available in-person or online with Dr. Scott Mitchell, Dean of the Institute of Buddhist Studies. BSC Summer session June 2022 Guest Speaker:  Dr. Scott Mitchell, Dean of the Institute of Buddhist

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Annual Puna District Interfaith Memorial Day Observance – Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. on the front lawn of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

The public is invited to please join us on the front lawn of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau) for our 75th Anniversary of our war memorial monument.  After two year of virtual observance we will meet in-person on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in the front of the monument

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