Dharmachakra Festival (HAIB)

Dharmachakra Festival Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) poster image (click for a full-size PDF) and Palolo Hongwanji Program Service Speaker Rev. Noriaki Fujimori, resident minister of Palolo Hongwanji “Compassion Towards Ourselves and Others” Panel Discussion Panelists: Ernestine Enomoto, Thanh Huynh, Shirley Lum, Tatsuo Muneto Moderator: Jay Sakashita Cultural Offerings...

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Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Wahiawa)

Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps Instructors: Rev. Kojun Hashimoto, Dexter Mar, Roy Higa, and Rod Moriyama Saturday mornings, 7 classes, 10-11 a.m.: July 29-Sept 23, Wahiawa Mission Hongwanji Classroom What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism to understand...

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Buddha’s Café Happy Hour

Buddha’s Café Happy Hour Hosts: Various Ministers & Lay Minister Assistants Thursday evenings, Monthly, 4:30-6 p.m., Starting Sep 14, BSC “Café” (Classroom) Relax and refresh at the BSC Café on the second Thursday of each month (Sept 14, October 12, November 9, December 14). Come and enjoy cold refreshments in...

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ABCs of Buddhism

ABCs of Buddhism Instructors: Ray Takiue and Dexter Mar Thursdays, 4 classes, 6-7:30 p.m., Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Buddhist Study Center (BSC) Classroom An introductory encounter with the basic teachings of universal Buddhist philosophy. For those beginning to ask “what is Buddhism about?” No background needed.

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Fall Craft Fair at Hawaii Betsuin

Hawaii Betsuin is hosting a craft fair on August 12, 2017 as part of their Centennial activities. (2018 will mark 100 years since the construction of Hawaii Betsuin’s main temple building!) Donations for the Hawaii Food Bank are welcome. Herb Yasukochi’s famous Bon Dance Beef Stew tickets will be pre-sold....

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2017 Peace Day Interfaith Service

2017 Peace Day Interfaith Service Please join us for the 7th Annual Peace Day Interfaith Celebration sponsored by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. An Evening of Reflection and Celebrationwith the Theme “Living Peace” Featuring Sheree Tamura from Hanayagi Mitsusumi Co-sponsors Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin (HHHB) Pacific Buddhist Academy (PBA)...

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Annual Hiroshima Peace Bell Ceremony in Honolulu’s Chinatown

Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii will be participating in the 28th Annual Hiroshima Peace Ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Bell to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. This ceremony will include a traditional blessing and purification, special messages from community and religious leaders (including HHMH Bishop Eric...

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