youth wearing mask rings the bonsho bell at Wahiawa Hongwanji with words "Ring Your Bell for Peace Day"

Press Release: “Ring Your Bell for Peace Day”

NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release September 9, 2020 Contact: Catherine Tarleton, 808-339-8903 RING YOUR BELL FOR PEACE DAY HONOLULU, Hawaii – In celebration of Peace Day, Monday, September 21, the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i invites the world to join in a mass ringing of bells — virtually...

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Thousands of origami peace cranes with Makawao Buddhist Temple sign

Hongwanji celebrates Peace Day throughout the Islands

Honpa Hongwanji temples throughout Hawaii are celebrating and preparing to celebrate Peace Day 2019. September 21 is both the UN-designated International Day of Peace and Peace Day Hawaii. In 2007, it was youth from Honpa Hongwanji’s Junior Young Buddhist Associations who first promoted the idea of Peace Day Hawaii, officially...

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