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June 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the June 2023 Headquarters Update for the following content: Columns and News Bishop Eric Matsumoto’s final column as Bishop: “Namo-amida-butsu!” Reflections on the Joint Celebration in Kyoto by Dr. Warren Tamamoto Personnel News: Blayne Nakasone Sakata, Rev. Bishop Eric Matsumoto, Rev. Mariko Nishiyama, Rev. Bert Sumikawa, Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani...

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May 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the May 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop Matsumoto’s Benediction for Pacific Buddhist Academy’s Class of 2023 Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General’s Message for 2023 PBA Baccalaureate President Tamamoto’s Message for 2023 PBA Baccalaureate BSC Summer Session, June 5-9, 2023 Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ Nominations for 2024...

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April 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the April 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Aloha, where East Meets West: A Significant Mo’olelo (Story) From My Faith” Kapolei Buddhist Sangha News Social Concerns Community Giving Update Kahuku Hongwanji Scholarship (see flyer and fillable application form) Book Launch: Dr. Scott Mitchell’s new book, “The...

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March 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the March 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Here I rejoice in what I have heard and extol what I have attained.” Ministerial Assignment: Rev. Mieko Majima Temples’ Anniversary Articles LGBTQIA+ 101 Educational Session (4/22) 2023 Taitetsu Unno Memorial Lecture (3/31) A Book Launch Conversation with...

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February 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the February 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Sharing Joy Together” Giseikai Message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami HHMH 111th Legislative Assembly (Giseikai) Confirmation Of New Bishop Officers, Advisors, And Directors of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii for Year 2023 The...

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January 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the January 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: New Year’s Greetings from His Eminence Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani (English And Japanese) New Year’s Message from Bishop Eric Matsumoto New Year’s Message from Kyodan President Warren Tamamoto 2023 Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Theme and Slogan Additional Links January 22,...

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December 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the December 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Why?” Benediction for the Inauguration Ceremony by Rev. Blayne Higa (view on Rev. Higa’s blog) Personnel State Dharma School Gathering (Feb. 19) Documentary Film – Carving The Divine (Jan. 22) (view calendar item) Peace On Your Wings (Feb....

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November 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the November 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Season of Appreciation and Gratitude! 2023 Legislative Assembly: February 10 & 11 Pacific Buddhist Academy Virtual Open House: December 7, 2022 Kona Hongwanji 125th Anniversary Celebration Makawao Hongwanji 50th Anniversary Celebration Kapaa Hongwanji Mission Celebrated Its Centennial Anniversary...

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October 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the October 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: Exquisite Manifestations of True Entrusting Ministerial Assignments: Rev. Bert Sumikawa, Rev. Barbara Brennan, Rev. Charlene Kihara Minister Lay Assistants Gather for Annual Training Retreat Affirmation Rites 2022-2023 Social Concerns Fund Drive Maui Nembutsu Seminar 2022 (11/19, 11/20) Hawaii...

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September 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the September 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: HHMH Statement on Environmental Harmony Obituary Notice: Mr. Clifford Katsuhiro Tamura Articles Submission for Ka Leo Kāhea Embracing Hope Speaker Series and Workshop (10/15, 10/22) (see also web calendar item) 23rd Annual Bloom-Futaba Memorial Lecture (10/7) (see also...

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