• 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.

  • Sep2021

    See the September 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Peace Day CANCELLED – 2021 Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat On YouTube: Shin Buddhism: A Response to Anti-Asian Racism and Hate in 21st Century America (Rick Stambul) 22nd Annual Bloom-Futaba Memorial Lectures (10/16) 2021 Fall Nembutsu Seminar (Honolulu &...

  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Media Contact: Catherine Tarleton CatherineTarleton@gmail.com 808-339-8903 Ring Your Bell for Peace Day with special guests Jake Shimabukuro and Melveen Leed FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2021 HAWAIIAN ISLANDS—In celebration of Peace Day in Hawai‘i, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i will host an online ringing...

  • Aug2021

    See the August 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: 15th Anniversary of “Peace Day” in Hawaii / Ring Your Bell for Peace Day 2021 See also: Peace Day 2021 web page New Statewide Newsletter: Ka Leo Kāhea (The Calling Voice) 2023 Joint Celebration: 850th Anniversary of Shinran...

  • On Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m. HST, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii premieres the 2021 edition of an Online Bon Dance Experience! Here is the link for the YouTube video premiere: https://youtu.be/D8CWEo2L3jU You can enjoy dancing, music, words from the Bishop, recipes, interview clips from around the islands, and...

  • 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...

  • Jul2021

    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...

  • 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...

  • Jun2021

    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...

  • The Hawaii District Ministers Association (HDMA) will present online seminars via Zoom, one Saturday morning per month from July to November 2021. Two additional Nembutsu Seminars will be offered.

  • 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...