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Press Release: “Ring Your Bell for Peace Day”

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release September 9, 2020 Contact: Catherine Tarleton CatherineTarleton@gmail.com, 808-339-8903 RING YOUR BELL FOR PEACE DAY HONOLULU, Hawaii – In celebration of Peace Day, Monday, September 21, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i invites the world to join in a mass ringing of bells — virtually...

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August 2020 HQ Update newsletter

August 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “The New Normal” Ministerial Assignment: Reverend Masanari Yamagishi Communications & Resources On COVID-19 Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Canceled Peace Day Bell Ringing HHMH YouTube Channel Program Donation Page Link Attachment: 2020 Lay Convention Bulletin #2 Attachment: 2021 Calendar...

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July 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the July 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner 3,2,1, Start x 3 Video #1 “Bon Service for Hawaii” Video #2 “Bon Dance Experience” Video #3 “Jodo Shinshu Buddhism: A Celebration of Joy and Gratitude” HHMH YouTube Channel Programs Obituary Notice: Mrs. Rose Sadako Nakamura 2021 Living...

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2021 Living Treasures of Hawaii recognition event canceled; next nomination period will be for 2022

Since 1976, every year, we joyously honor the Living Treasures of Hawaii™ who demonstrate excellence in their fields and make significant contributions towards enriching our society. However, given the growing concerns around COVID-19, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii has made the difficult decision to forgo accepting nominations for the...

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June 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the June 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner COVID-19 Communications & Resources On HHMH Website Premiere of Bon Service for Hawaii July 11-12, 2020 Bishop’s Award for Japanese Language School Students HQ Bookstore Update Summer Session Kahuku Hongwanji Scholarship Attachments Kahuku Hongwanji Mission Scholarship flyer Honpa...

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Buddhist Study Center’s Summer Session 2020: Online with Rev. Dr. Duncan Williams June 22-26

Interlinked: Understanding the Origins and Evolution of American Buddhism The Buddhist Study Center will offer “Interlinked: Understanding the Origins and Evolution of American Buddhism,” a free online Buddhist study class series on June 22-26, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (HST) featuring the noted scholar, Rev. Dr. Duncan Ryuken...

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