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May 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Green Hongwanji survey results PBA graduation message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Buddhist Study Center’s new website: bschawaii.org Kikyoshiki Confirmation Ceremony by His Eminence Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani 2017 YBICSE participants Monto Shikisho for sale at the HQ...

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March 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the March 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: YBICSE – Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange, July 10-22, 2017 Live Video of the Jodo Shinshu Accession Ceremony, March 30, 2017 Buddhism, Mindfulness, & Psychotherapy with Dr. Mark Unno on March 25 PBA Taiko Festival on April 9 Hawaii...

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PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet is Nov. 18; registration extended through Nov. 14

Registration deadline extended to November 14!   Pacific Buddhist Academy’s annual Lighting Our Way Banquet will be held on Friday, November 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Waialae Country Club. Lighting Our Way recognizes inspirational individuals and organizations who exemplify leadership principles and values taught at PBA. Foremost...

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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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Peace Day Interfaith Celebration is Friday, Sept. 16.

Please join us for the 6th Annual Peace Day Interfaith Celebration sponsored by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii and seven co-sponsors. The event is hosted at the Hawaii Betsuin temple on Pali Highway and begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16. The service will feature speakers and musical...

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Rev. Chikai Yosemori, 1932-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2016 Rev. Chikai Yosemori, the retired 14th Bishop of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, died on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. He was 84 years old. For all of his 42 years as a minister and his work after retirement, the foundation of Rev. Yosemori’s...

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