Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for our Temple Chef of Puna cooking competition. There will be three teams challenging each other after temple service. Cooking will start at 10:45 a.m. The three teams will consist of three people and they will need to cook a dish in 45 minutes that will be tasted
Please join us on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. We will have a Baccalaureate Service that will honor the graduates from our temple. Please come help us congratulate the graduates of 2019 as they enter a new chapter in their lives. Guest speaker for the Baccalaureate Service will be Janice Ikeda, Owner
Join us on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our family service. Speaker will be Craig Shimoda, Lay Minister’s Assistant. All are welcome.
Please join us at our Mother’s Day Service. We will honor all mother’s and all who play the role as a mother. Service will be on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will deliver the Dharma Message and we will have the children share a message also. After service we will
Mindful parenting is open to the public. The session will be broken into three (3) sessions which will be held on Fridays – May 17, May 24, and May 31 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Total cost for all three (3) sessions is $10. Instructor will be Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. This session is open
Gotan-E celebrates the birth of our founder Shinran Shonin. Please join us on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. All are welcome. Our guest speaker will be Rev. Richard Tennes, minister of Kahului Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. At 1:00 p.m – 2:30 p.m. Rev. Richard Tennes will be at Pahala Hongwanji Buddhist Temple for a
After all the Merrie Monarch festivities, please come join us on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Dharma message by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will be “My sister who waited for me at the airport.” Please come to welcome Rev. Tomioka’s family that will be visiting.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers, the honorary ones, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and the single parent that plays both roles. Your child(ren) are blessed to have you in their lives. The Men of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be in the kitchen cooking a delicious brunch. Temple service starts at 9:00 a.m. on
Please come and join us to honor Lady Eshinni, wife of Shinran Shonin and their daughter Kakushinni. Family service begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2019. Our guest speaker for the event is Ms. Debra Ching-Maiava. After the service there will be an activity for the children to participate in.
Please join us to remember those killed in action who were from the Puna District. On the temple grounds in front of the church there is a monument dedicated to these brave soldiers that sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Let’s give thanks to them by taking the time to honor them. Event will be