• Mar2020

    The Office of the Bishop has initiated a series of memos to district, temple, and affiliated organization leaders to provide guidance in making decisions about temple activities and procedures during the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

  • Nov2020

    See the November 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: A suggestion for “Perpetual Chanting of the Sutras (Eitaikyo)” Condolence: Reverend Arthur Marutani Ministerial Assignments: Reverend Bruce Nakamura 2021 Legislative Assembly: February 12 & 13, 2021 via Zoom Propagation Program Grant information 2020 Kauai Hongwanji Council Nembutsu Seminar:...

  • The Office of the Bishop is partnering in “Remembering Pearl Harbor: Honoring Our WWII Heroes,” an event to be held online over Zoom on December 7, 2020 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Registration Form » (registration is required to receive the Zoom link) From the Event Flyer

  • Oct2020

    See the October 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Encouragement as Election Day Nears” (also available as a standalone messages item) Virtual Appreciation Event for Mr. Pieper Toyama, Hawaii Kyodan Outgoing President & Dr. Warren Tamamoto, Hawaii Kyodan Incoming President (Nov. 21) Wedding: Reverend Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka...

  • Sep2020

    A summary of the Ring Your Bell for Peace Day event on 9/21/2020 and a link to the video of the event on Facebook.

  • NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release September 9, 2020 Contact: Catherine Tarleton CatherineTarleton@gmail.com, 808-339-8903 RING YOUR BELL FOR PEACE DAY HONOLULU, Hawaii – In celebration of Peace Day, Monday, September 21, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i invites the world to join in a mass ringing of bells — virtually...

  • Aug2020

    See the August 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “The New Normal” Ministerial Assignment: Reverend Masanari Yamagishi Communications & Resources On COVID-19 Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Canceled Peace Day Bell Ringing HHMH YouTube Channel Program Donation Page Link Attachment: 2020 Lay Convention Bulletin #2 Attachment: 2021 Calendar...

  • Five-year theme (2020-2024) : Building Healthy Sanghas 2021 Slogan: Nurturing Empathy and Respect The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) Calendar Committee invites individuals and affiliates to provide photos for the 2021 Hongwanji calendar. We do welcome cell phone photos. Photos will need to be able to be clearly enlarged....

  • In the spirit of promoting Peace Day in Hawaii and throughout the world, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii invites the world to join in ringing bells for Peace Day on September 21, 2020! Flyer and registration form available at hongwanjihawaii.com/peaceday2020 At 12:00 noon on Monday, September 21, Bishop Eric Matsumoto...

  • Have you attended a virtual Bon Dance event yet? Several Hongwanji temples in Hawaii have found ways to provide the flavor of the season despite not being able to gather in person. Now, guided and inspired by Bishop Eric Matsumoto, the statewide Hongwanji organization through the efforts of multiple committees,...

  • Jul2020

    See the July 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner 3,2,1, Start x 3 Video #1 “Bon Service for Hawaii” Video #2 “Bon Dance Experience” Video #3 “Jodo Shinshu Buddhism: A Celebration of Joy and Gratitude” HHMH YouTube Channel Programs Obituary Notice: Mrs. Rose Sadako Nakamura 2021 Living...