New Year’s greetings and messages from Honpa Hongwanji

The January 2017 HQ Update is now available and includes New Year’s messages from Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani, Bishop Eric Matsumoto, and HHMH President Pieper Toyama.

The newsletter also includes aloha greetings and a photo from the Office of the Bishop and Office of Buddhist Education & Buddhist Study Center.

In the photo:

In the front row, Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Mission President Pieper Toyama are in the center, with Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki, Buddhist Study Center Director (left), and Arthur Nakagawa, Business Manager (right). From left to right in the back row are Tamayo Matsumoto; Jamie Lyn Itokazu, Assistant to the Buddhist Study Center Director; Kerrie Wong, Office of Buddhist Education Assistant; Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani, Executive Assistant to the Bishop; Yoshiko Umitani, Secretary; and Dianne Sumida, Administrative Assistant.

Photo courtesy of Alan Kubota (Hawaii Betsuin)