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Rev. Chikai Yosemori, 1932-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2016 Rev. Chikai Yosemori, the retired 14th Bishop of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, died on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. He was 84 years old. For all of his 42 years as a minister and his work after retirement, the foundation of Rev. Yosemori’s...

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Makawao Hongwanji Mission Temple - front of temple with wisteria crest

Updates to ministerial assignments announced

Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii announces the following updates to ministerial assignments: Rev. William Masuda, a retired minister of the Buddhist Churches of America, will be assigned to Makawao Hongwanji Mission as its resident minister as of February 1, 2016. This will be a temporary assignment (at least 2 years)...

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