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Video of Buddhist Study Center 50th anniversary service and slide show available on YouTube

As part of the commemorations of the Buddhist Study Center’s 50th anniversary, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) held a special service conducted by Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Rev. Daido Baba. The service was recorded on video and is now available on the BSC YouTube channel. The video includes remarks...

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July 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the July 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner : “Amida Buddha’s Pure Land and A hui hou” Hawaii Kyodan Funeral Service (Update) Ministerial Assignments BSC 50th Anniversary Commemoration Online Service Cancellation and Time Changes – Buddhist Study Center (BSC) 50th Anniversary Presentation 3rd Annual Ring Your...

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June 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the June 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “AMIDA, I choose you!” Hawaii Kyodan Funeral Service 8/13: Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani 850th/800th Joint Celebration and the 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention in Kyoto in 2023 Update for the Sadako Project Buddhist Study Center (BSC) 50th Anniversary Presentations:...

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Notice of livestream of funeral service for former Bishop Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani - August 15, 4 p.m.

CANCELED/POSTPONED: Funeral for former Bishop Yoshiaki Fujitani to be livestreamed to the public via YouTube on August 15

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release August 9, 2021 Contact: Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Headquarters hqs@honpahi.org or (808) 522-9200 FUNERAL SERVICES FOR FORMER BISHOP REVEREND YOSHIAKI FUJITANI MODIFED TO RECOGNIZE COVID PRECAUTIONS HONOLULU, Hawaii – Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, funeral services for former...

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May 2021 Headquarters Update now available online

See the May 2021 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Congratulations to the PBA Class of 2021! Message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Bishop Chiko Iwagami for 2021 PBA Baccalaureate President’s Message for 2021 PBA Baccalaureate Condolences Living Treasures of Hawai’i Special Program Kahuku Hongwanji...

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December 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the December 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Let’s Persevere! Special Session of Legislative Assembly (11/21/20) Virtual Appreciation Event for Mr. Pieper Toyama, Hawaii Kyodan Outgoing President & Dr. Warren Tamamoto, Hawaii Kyodan Incoming President Legacy Of Gratitude Fund Propagation Program Grant Committee HHMH YouTube Channel...

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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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October 2020 Headquarters Update now available

See the October 2020 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Encouragement as Election Day Nears” (also available as a standalone messages item) Virtual Appreciation Event for Mr. Pieper Toyama, Hawaii Kyodan Outgoing President & Dr. Warren Tamamoto, Hawaii Kyodan Incoming President (Nov. 21) Wedding: Reverend Satoshi Ka’imipono Tomioka...

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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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