Please save the date to bring your children/grandchildren to our upcoming Children’s Day event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the grounds of Puna Hongwanji. Stay tuned as we update this site.
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
The devastation of the Maui wildfires are very heartbreaking. The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii has also established a disaster relief fund. Our Lahaina Hongwanji was one of those that was affected by the fires. The funds will go to assist our members of Lahaina Hongwanji and relief efforts on Maui. There are many different
No Sunday Service at Puna Hongwanji on Sunday, February 25, 2024 – 50th Annual Gatha Fest at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin
There will be no Sunday Service at Puna Hongwanji on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Instead join us at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin in the Sangha Hall on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 9:30 a.m. We will join other temples from around the island for the 50th Annual Gatha Fest.
Sunday, March 24, 2024 – Ohigan Service – Recognition of Keirokai Members of 2024 – Shinnen Enkai Luncheon
Join us on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. We will have our Ohigan Service and recognize our keirokai members who will turn 80 in 2024. We have 16 members to recognize. After the service join us in the social hall for our Shinnen Enkai (New Year) luncheon. Tickets are available. Donation: Adults: $10
We will be having a rummage sale, the boutique, and some food items for sale at Puna Hongwanji on Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. We will have a variety of items available for sale. Please bring your patience and compassion as you sort through the items you wish to buy.
Join us on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Puna Hongwanji Mission at 9:00 a.m. Service will only be available in person. Sorry we will not be able to provide the Zoom portion for this Sunday’s Service. Stan Mason will share the message “What does Namo Amida Butsu mean to me?” We will not have service
Join us at Puna Hongwanji on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. for our Dana Day Service. The service will be available in person or online via Zoom. The Dana Day Service is hosted by the Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association (BWA). Dana is selfless giving of time and energy. Asking for nothing in
Come join us on Sunday, February 4, 2024 for our Scout Sunday Service at 9:00 a.m. Service is available in person or online via Zoom. The message will be delivered by Clifford Furukado. To receive the Zoom link please email email@example.com.
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
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
Please join us on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. for our weekly Sunday Family Dharma Service. Services are available in person and online via Zoom. Rev. Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka will share the Dharma Message “What is my motto?” Those on our email list will be receiving the Zoom link soon. Those that want