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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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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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July 2018 Headquarters Update now available

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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May 2018 Headquarters Update now available

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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PBA is venue for “21st Century Buddhism: Perspectives from Today’s Youth” on May 25

Hawaii Association of International Buddhists presents a roundtable discussion of young Buddhists in Hawaii on Friday, May 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Youth from diverse backgrounds and traditions, from high school students to mid-career, will speak on Buddhism and how it is relevant in their lives and communities. Buddhists and people...

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Honpa Hongwanji joins Martin Luther King Jr. Parade; shares messages of peace

Members of the Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women’s Associations were joined by Bishop Eric Matsumoto; students, faculty, and staff of Pacific Buddhist Academy; members of the Junior Young Buddhists Association (Jr. YBA); and additional temple members in the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade through Waikiki. Many parade participants in...

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December 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the December 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: Legislative Assembly Aloha Luncheon & Living Treasures of Hawaii™ Recognition (Feb. 10, 2018) YESS CAMP 35 (Feb. 17-19, Oahu) Kohala Hongwanji 110th Anniversary Committee on Social Concerns report Lives Remembered: A Tribute to the Fallen of Pearl...

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September 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: Reverend David Nakamoto retirement Passing of Rev. Dr. Alfred Bloom HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat: Oct. 13-15 HQ Bookstore update: New wrist-nenju PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet: Nov. 17 Buddhist Study Center Fellowship Club Haunted House: Oct....

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August 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Message from Bishop Eric Matsumoto: Seek guidance! Message of Appreciation from Honzan Report from 2017 Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange (YBICSE) Family Promise Update – July 2017 Hawaii Kyodan September Events Listing

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