Peace Day Interfaith Celebration is Friday, Sept. 16.

Please join us for the 6th Annual Peace Day Interfaith Celebration sponsored by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii and seven co-sponsors. The event is hosted at the Hawaii Betsuin temple on Pali Highway and begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16. The service will feature speakers and musical...

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honoring Rev. Shimabukuro at West Kauai Hongwanji Mission

The Mission honors Rev. Yoshiko Shimabukuro

Rev. Yoshiko Shimabukuro’s Appreciation Service was held on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at West Kauai Hongwanji Mission (the resident minister is Rev. Tomo Hojo and the president is Mr. Alton Miyamoto). It was a great honor to have Rev. Shimabukuro’s Appreciation Service. We presented her with an...

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looking up through backlit Bodhi tree leaves

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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