Honpa Hongwanji participates in the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony

Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii was honored to participate in the 2018 (City & County of Honolulu) Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at Punchbowl by presenting a wreath and sharing the Wisdom and Compassion of Buddhist Teachings.

Bishop Eric Matsumoto delivered a benediction, which we have posted in the Messages section.

Read the Bishop’s benediction »

flower wreath on the grass with Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii ribbon/banneer
The wreath presented by Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii.
flag and lei adorn grave of Ellison Onizuka
A flag and lei at the gravesite of astronaut Ellison Onizuka.