Status Report of Lahaina Hongwanji Mission

September 28, 2023 The Maui Wildfire engulfed the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission on August 8, 2023. As of today, the Resident Minister, Reverend Ai Hironaka, President Aileen Cockett, and the temple members were not permitted to enter the temple property. Therefore, the Office of the Bishop is unable to provide you...

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HHMH Maui Wildfire Emergency Response Ad Hoc Committee issues status report

STATUS REPORT OF THE HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAII’S  MAUI WILDFIRE EMERGENCY RESPONSE AD HOC COMMITTEE September 7, 2023 The Maui wildfires have resulted in significant loss of life and property with far-reaching and unimaginable impacts. The overwhelming response of individuals and organizations (such as FEMA and Hawaii Community Foundation)...

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Lahaina Hongwanji members informed of services and activities on Maui

The Bishop’s Office is reaching out to Lahaina Hongwanji members to share that Kahului Hongwanji, Makawao Hongwanji, and Wailuku Hongwanji are providing the following services and activities. We are sharing the information here too. Kahului Hongwanji Kahului Hongwanji Tuesday Gathering Every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Kahului Hongwanji...

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August 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

The August 2023 HQ Update begins with four items relating to the Maui wildfire disaster: a statement from Bishop Umitani, a message from President Warren Tamamoto, reminders about how to give to the Maui Wildfire Disaster Relief Fund, and information about a Maui Wildfire Memorial Service on September 24. Several...

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