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 Honzan (Jodo Shinshu headquarters in Kyoto, Japan) for relief efforts of damaged Hongwanji temples and members impacted by the earthquake.

A version of this article appears in the November 2016 issue of HQ Update.