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See the November 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: "A Humble Reflection" by Bishop Matsumoto on the tragedy at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh 2019 Legislative Assembly: Feb. 8-9 at Hawaii Betsuin 2019 Legislative Assembly Aloha Luncheon & Living Treasures of Hawaii Recognition: Feb. 9...

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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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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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See the July 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Western Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fund BWA exchange students from Japan in Hawaii August 9-16 Ryukoku Sogo Gakuen (RSG) programs: 4 PBA students to participate in religious education seminar in Kyoto August 3-5 18 Japanese students to attend PBA August...

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June 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the June 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Update from the Committee on Social Concerns Statement Against the Separation of Families from the Office of the Bishop What’s New in the HQ Bookstore Hongwanji Joint Conference, September 1-3, 2018 BSC Summer Session: “Everyday Buddhism” with Dr. Kenneth Tanaka

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See the May 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Introduction of a New Minister: Rev. Kerry Kiyohara Flooding and Volcano Impacts: A letter from the Committee on Social Concerns Eshinni 750th Memorial Service BWA Student Exchange Program to Japan in 2019 New books at the HQ Bookstore Hongwanji Joint...

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Office of the Bishop and Committee on Social Concerns release statement on gun violence

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii has responded to the recent mass shooting in Florida in several ways. At Pacific Buddhist Academy, students received a dharma message addressing the shooting from Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani and, on March 14, planted 17 sunflowers in honor of the shooting victims (see photos). Rev....

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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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