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September 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Soul Shop Suicide Prevention Tranings 10/18 and 10/19 HHMH 130th Anniversary Services & Events Ryukoku Sogo Gakuen (RSG) Educational Program for International Understanding at PBA Hongwanji Sanyokai (Hongwanji Councilor Association) Visit From the...

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August 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Peace Day in Hawaii 2019 Message 2019 Peace Day Related Events Ministerial Assignments Young Buddhist International Cultural Student Exchange (YBICSE) program Honouliuli Bon Service Call for Submissions for the HHMH 2020 Calendar PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet: November...

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May 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Gomonshu’s message on the 850th anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s birth and the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the Jodo Shinshu teaching (plus the schedule of services at Honzan) Bishop’s Corner Message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha,...

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August 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Jinji – Ministerial Assignments (Rev. Bruce Nakamura) Urasenke Gannennmono Kenchashiki (Tea Ceremony Performed at Hawaii Betsuin) BWA Exchange Students from Japan Honouliuli Bon Service 2018 Peace Day Interfaith Celebration Friday, September 21, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at Hawaii Betsuin Ryukoku University...

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Choralfest 2018 is September 29-30 at Hawaii Betsuin

The seventh Choralfest of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii will be held September 29-30 (Saturday-Sunday), 2018 at Hawaii Betsuin in Honolulu. Choralfest is an opportunity for singers to present, as a massed choir, contemporary choral arrangements of Buddhist gathas at a special music service on Sunday. The day before...

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Hongwanji in Hawaii pays tribute to Queen Liliʻuokalani

Update 11/24/2017: A video of the complete service is now available on YouTube. The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii celebrated a Queen Liliʻuokalani Tribute Service on Sunday, October 29 at Hawaii Betsuin, the Hongwanji temple on Pali Highway. The service was an opportunity to express gratitude for the queen and...

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