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February 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: “A Way of Living as A Nembutsu Follower” by Monshu OHTANI Kojun, Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Reverend Tetsuun Ama Obituary Notice Ministerial Assignments for Rev. Jeffrey Soga and Rev. Shindo Nishiyama Giseikai Legislative Assembly resolutions discussed, including Statement Regarding Presidential Executive...

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December 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the December 2016 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Ministerial Assignments Hilo Betsuin’s 100th Memorial Service for Lili’uokalani, Queen Of Hawaii 2016 Veteran’s Day Parade Living Treasures of Hawaii Recognition Jodo Shinshu Career Development Workshop workshop flyer registration form YESS Camp 34 registration form buy an ad in the...

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Minister's Lay Assistant Retreat at Buddhist Study Center, Nov 4-6, 2016

Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Held at the Buddhist Study Center

Prospective Minister’s Lay Assistants gathered for a retreat at the Buddhist Study Center from November 4 to November 6, 2016. The purpose of the Retreat was to provide the opportunity to review and enrich the participants’ skills and knowledge associated with Jodo Shinshu and the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha. The retreat...

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November 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2016 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Let Us Consider… (post election message from the bishop) HHMH Spiritual Enrichment and Fellowship Tour It’s a Girl! Congratulations to Rev. & Mrs. Daido Baba Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund Buddhist Study Center Fellowship Club Participates in a Young Person’s Fundraiser...

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October 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the October 2016 Headquarters Update for information about: Condolence: Mrs. Amy Reiko Nakanishi Live Video of the Jodo Shinshu Accession Ceremony Bishop Matsumoto’s Message for 2016 Gandhi Day in Hawaii Jodo Shinshu Correspondence Course Poster Contest Hawaii Betsuin Hondo Resounds with Choralfest 2016 HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat 2017...

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September 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2016 Headquarters Update for information about: Congratulations to Reverend Satoshi Tomioka Jodo Shinshu Career Development Workshop Jr. YESS Camp 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund Drive 2016-2017 Social Concerns Fund Drive HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet To find more issues of Headquarters Update,...

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August 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2016 Headquarters Update for information about: Condolences Tokudo Choralfest Music Service at Hawaii Betsuin HQ Bookstore Update Committee on Social Concerns PBA Building Construction Update: Exciting News! 2016 Peace Day Interfaith Celebration Roman Catholic Deacons’ Visit 2017 HHMH Accession Ceremony Tour To find more issues of Headquarters...

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Congratulations to Hawaii’s newly ordained Jodo Shinshu priests!

Charlene Kihara (Hawaii Betsuin), Kerry Kiyohara (Moiliili Hongwanji), and Barbara Brennan (Hawaii Betsuin) recently returned from Japan as Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha priests. Charlene, Kerry, Barbara, and six candidates from Buddhist Churches of America made up a group traveling to Kyoto in July to pursue the final steps for Tokudo ordination....

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