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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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May 2020 Headquarters Update now available (includes video message)

See the May 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Statement on Covid19 Pandemic Bishop’s Corner (video available on YouTube or see below) President’s Message Covid-19 Communications & Resources on HHMH Website Online Jodo Shinshu Service Book Tribute to “Health Care Treasures” and Essential Workers Choralfest 2020...

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April 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the April 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner Directives & Recommendations from HQ: COVID-19 Memo #5 (April 24, 2020) Committee on Social Concerns BWA Members Make Masks for Healthcare Workers and More New Registration Deadline for Choralfest 2020 Kahuku Hongwanji Mission Scholarship (see also related flyer)

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March 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the March 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner Directives & Recommendations from Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Headquarters Live Streaming Invitation Letter from Hawaii Honpa Hongwanji Ministers Association YESS Camp Postponement Choralfest 2020

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