Bishop Matsumoto presents Kumamoto earthquake relief funds to Japan Consul General Yasushi Misawa

Hongwanji Hawaii provides Kumamoto earthquake relief funds

On September 26th, Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Reverend Toshiyuki Umitani presented a donation of $21,403.50 for Kumamoto earthquake relief from the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii to Consul General Yasushi Misawa, the Consulate General of Japan. HHMH collected a total amount of $46,403.50 of which $25,000 was provided directly to...

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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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2016 Peace Day events around the Islands

In 2007, Hawaii became the first state to recognize Peace Day. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations...

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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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June 2016 Headquarters Update now available

See the June 2016 Headquarters Update for information about: New HHMH committees formed by 2016 Legislative Assembly action (Green Hongwanji Committee, Technology For Remote Communication Committee) National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Memorial Day Service The 58th Annual Honpa Hongwanji Ministers’ Association Seminar HQ Bookstore Update (“Pictorial Hongwanji”) The Taste...

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Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund launched; runs through June 30, 2016

Earthquakes on April 14 and April 16 in the Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan killed scores of people and caused extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure. Nearly 400 Hongwanji temples suffered damage, up to and including structural collapse. Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) is sending an initial donation of $5,000...

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