The Hawaii Buddhist Council (HBC) will participate in this year’s Hawaii Book & Music Festival the weekend of May 4 & 5, 2019. The festival goes from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days on the Civic Grounds by Honolulu Hale.
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii will sell books at the HBC booth and offer several performances.
Saturday, May 4
- 10:30 a.m. – Songs of Peace, Buddhist Gathas (ministers and choir)
- 1:00 p.m. – The Transformative Power of Gratitude (short exercises with HHMH President Pieper Toyama)
- 3:00 p.m. – Book reading with Terry Arakaki
- 3:30 p.m. – The Transformative Power of Gratitude (short exercises with HHMH President Pieper Toyama)
Sunday, May 5
- 10:30 a.m. – Opening Chants used in Honpa Hongwanji Services (Sanbujo & Jusan with Bishop Eric Matsumoto)
Complete Schedule of HBC Presentations
The complete set of Hawaii Buddhist Council presentations, including sutra chanting and meditation, is available as a PDF.
The website for the festival is https://hawaiibookandmusicfestival.com/.