Open to the public. All are welcomed. Free entry. Prize giveaways. Join us on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Event will be at the Sangha Hall located at 398 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii. Presentation includes: 10:00 a.m. – Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawaii.
Buddhism Book Club will meet on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. We are currently reviewing the Tannisho. The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism. Written by Yui-en, a disciple of Master Shinran, it chronicles their conversations during the emergence of Buddhism in
All are welcome to our Sunday Family Service. Please join us on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Guest speaker will be Mr. Stan Mason and his message will be “Enlightenment”. This is the first Sunday of the month so the Dharma School students will meet after service.
Suicide Prevention Training Webinars broadcast at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (10/18/19 and 10/19/19)
Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be one of five locations that will have a Live Webinar on Suicide Prevention. This training focuses on helping communities and faith leaders develop skills and strategies for the prevention of suicide. Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Soul Shop for Youth Leaders and Educators.
Reverend Soryu Kagahi arrived in Hawaii in March 1889 and conducted the first service. Therefore, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii celebrates its 130th year in Hawaii this year (2019). The 130th Anniversary Event is the time to celebrate our organization in Hawaii and to bring new awareness to people about the existence of Hongwanji and
The Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Buddhist Women Association (BWA) will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Please note this is NOT a bazaar. We will have limited items available, but please come out and support our temple activities. We will have the following items available: Rummage
We will be bagging black cinder and selling it on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in the parking lot. The cinder cost is $4 per bag. There will be no delivery. We will have a drive thru system. Drive your car to the designated area,
Please join us on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our Sunday Family Service. Rev. Satoshi “Ka’imipono” Tomioka will deliver his Dharma Message “Kindness to all beings”. After service we will fold more cranes that we will take to the Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. Join us from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Please visit our Puna Hongwanji Mission Facebook page and vote for your favorite photo or photos. Select our photo album “Moment of Peace Photo Contest 2019” to review all 56 photos submitted by various people on what they considered a “moment of peace”. Voting runs from Thursday, September 12, 2019 and ends on Wednesday,
Come join us on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple for a Special Sunday Service. We will welcome the attendees of the Hawaii State Federation of Honpa Hongwanji Lay Association 56th Lay Convention. We will have a closing service for the Lay Convention with a combined Puna Hongwanji Buddhist