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February 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Four Great Significant Occasions in the Life of a Buddhist Giseikai Message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami HHMH 108th Giseikai Legislative Assembly Living Treasures of Hawaii™ Recognition Officers, Advisors, and Directors of Honpa...

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Living Treasures 2020 - honorees Robert Cazimero, Sachie Saigusa, Larry Kimura, and Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)

Hongwanji honors four Living Treasures of Hawaii at 45th annual event (photos)

On February 8, 2020, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii honored Carolee Nishi, Dr. Larry Kimura, Sachie Saigusa, and Robert Cazimero as Living Treasures of Hawaii™. Approximately 650 people were in attendance, including delegates to Hongwanji’s annual legislative assembly, friends and family of the honorees, public officials, and members of the...

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Incoming HHMH president Warren Tamamoto, Bishop Eric Matsumoto, and outgoing president Pieper Toyama

Delegates gather for the 2020 Legislative Assembly (108th Giseikai) – photos

Once a year, ministers and lay delegates from Hongwanji temples throughout Hawaii assemble in Honolulu at Hawaii Betsuin on Pali Highway. Over the course of two days (or three including associated meetings by subgroups), representatives discuss, amend, and pass resolutions; give and receive special briefings and presentations; and attend services...

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