CANCELED/POSTPONED: Funeral for former Bishop Yoshiaki Fujitani to be livestreamed to the public via YouTube on August 15

Notice of livestream of funeral service for former Bishop Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani - August 15, 4 p.m.

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release August 9, 2021 Contact: Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Headquarters hqs@honpahi.org or (808) 522-9200 FUNERAL SERVICES FOR FORMER BISHOP REVEREND YOSHIAKI FUJITANI MODIFED TO RECOGNIZE COVID PRECAUTIONS HONOLULU, Hawaii – Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, funeral services for former...

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July 2021 Headquarters Update now available online

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See the July 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: An O-Bon Reflection – “Are you connected?” Online Bon Dance Experience 2021 Statewide Newsletter Condolence HHMH Online Communications Team 2nd Annual Ring Your Bell for Peace Day Save the Dates: Summer Dharmathon, August 23-27, 2021 Attachments: Peace Day...

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58th Statewide Lay Convention to be held Sept. 10-11, 2021 via Zoom

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Virtual 58th Annual Lay Convention “Dharma Visibility, Relevance and Engagement” September 10-11, 2021 Hawaii State Federation of Honpa Hongwanji Lay Associations Information about the Virtual 58th Statewide Lay Convention to be held on September 10-11, 2021 via ZOOM, is posted on our website at LayCon2021.org.  At the annual convention we...

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June 2021 Headquarters Update now available online

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See the June 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Like a good neighbor, Amida is here! COVID-19 Communications & Resources on HHMH Website Obituary Notices Bishop’s Award for Japanese Language School Students Attachments: BSC 47th Annual Summer Session: flyer | website calendar item BSC Summer Dharmathon: flyer...

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May 2021 Headquarters Update now available online

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See the May 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Congratulations to the PBA Class of 2021! Message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Bishop Chiko Iwagami for 2021 PBA Baccalaureate President’s Message for 2021 PBA Baccalaureate Condolences Living Treasures of Hawai’i Special Program Kahuku Hongwanji...

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The Passing of Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani

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It is with deep sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani, the 11th Bishop of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Rev. Fujitani passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021, at the Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, at the age of 97. A funeral...

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