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November 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: A suggestion for “Perpetual Chanting of the Sutras (Eitaikyo)” Condolence: Reverend Arthur Marutani Ministerial Assignments: Reverend Bruce Nakamura 2021 Legislative Assembly: February 12 & 13, 2021 via Zoom Propagation Program Grant information 2020 Kauai Hongwanji Council Nembutsu Seminar:...

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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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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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November 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Introducing the Next 5-Year Theme and Slogans Change of the Governing Board of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Condolences 2020 Legislative Assembly Annual Appreciation Gathering for Retired Ministers and Their Spouses Wailuku Hongwanji Mission 120th Anniversary Kauai District 130th Commemorative...

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September 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Hongwanji Joint Conference Obituary: Reverend Kenjyo Ohara HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat: October 12-14 at BSC Anniversary Celebrations for Kailua, Wahiawa, and Jikoen temples Ryukoku University Graduate School Hawaii Seminar 6-week RSG Educational Program at PBA with 18 Japanese Students...

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February 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: HHMH 106th Giseikai Legislative Assembly Photos from Giseikai and Living Treasures of Hawaii event Giseikai message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Governor General Committee on Social Concerns donations PBA Taiko Festival (March 25) – tickets available

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October 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the October 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this Issue First Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Joint Conference (9/1-9/3, 2018) PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet (Nov. 17) Temple Anniversary Celebrations Report from the 2017 Annual Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Kauai District Dharma School Sunday and Peace Day...

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