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December 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the December 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Why?” Benediction for the Inauguration Ceremony by Rev. Blayne Higa (view on Rev. Higa’s blog) Personnel State Dharma School Gathering (Feb. 19) Documentary Film – Carving The Divine (Jan. 22) (view calendar item) Peace On Your Wings (Feb....

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November 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the November 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Season of Appreciation and Gratitude! 2023 Legislative Assembly: February 10 & 11 Pacific Buddhist Academy Virtual Open House: December 7, 2022 Kona Hongwanji 125th Anniversary Celebration Makawao Hongwanji 50th Anniversary Celebration Kapaa Hongwanji Mission Celebrated Its Centennial Anniversary...

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October 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the October 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Exquisite Manifestations of True Entrusting Ministerial Assignments: Rev. Bert Sumikawa, Rev. Barbara Brennan, Rev. Charlene Kihara Minister Lay Assistants Gather for Annual Training Retreat Affirmation Rites 2022-2023 Social Concerns Fund Drive Maui Nembutsu Seminar 2022 (11/19, 11/20) Hawaii...

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September 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the September 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: HHMH Statement on Environmental Harmony Obituary Notice: Mr. Clifford Katsuhiro Tamura Articles Submission for Ka Leo Kāhea Embracing Hope Speaker Series and Workshop (10/15, 10/22) (see also web calendar item) 23rd Annual Bloom-Futaba Memorial Lecture (10/7) (see also...

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Video of Buddhist Study Center 50th anniversary service and slide show available on YouTube

As part of the commemorations of the Buddhist Study Center’s 50th anniversary, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) held a special service conducted by Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Rev. Daido Baba. The service was recorded on video and is now available on the BSC YouTube channel. The video includes remarks...

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June 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the June 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “AMIDA, I choose you!” Hawaii Kyodan Funeral Service 8/13: Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani 850th/800th Joint Celebration and the 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention in Kyoto in 2023 Update for the Sadako Project Buddhist Study Center (BSC) 50th Anniversary Presentations:...

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February 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the February 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Compassion of My Religion’s Founder” Giseikai Message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami HHMH 110th Legislative Assembly (Giseikai) Officers, Advisors, and Directors of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii for Year 2022 Condolences Ministerial Assignments...

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November 2021 Headquarters Update now available online

See the November 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles Bishop’s Corner: “Thank You, Thank You and Thank You!” Condolence Interfaith Silent Vigil for Those in Hawaii Who Died Due to Covid-19 2022 Legislative Assembly February 11 & 12, 2022 (Zoom) Committee on Social Concerns: Food Waste Zoom Event April...

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