Raising a Peaceful Child in Challenging Times (Honolulu/Oahu Nembutsu Gathering 2019)

Event details

  • Saturday | November 2, 2019
  • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Aiea Hongwanji, 99-186 Puakala St, Aiea, HI 96701

Raising a Peaceful Child in Challenging Times

We’ll discuss the challenges of raising a peaceful child in today’s world, incorporating Buddhist values into strategic parenting. Topics include: social emotional development, making their own decisions, mindfulness, bullying, youth risk behavior, academics/career aspirations vs. extracurricular activities.

Saturday, November 2
99-186 Puakala St, Aiea, HI 96701
9:OO AM to 2:30 PM

Registration: $15/person

Nembutsu Gathering 2019 speakers

Be inspired by our keynote speaker

Chad Miller, Ph.D., 2012 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the Year, Associate Specialist, Institute for Teacher Education & Uehiro Academy for Philosophy and Ethics in Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Dr. Miller has dedicated his entire career to bringing the activity of philosophy into our schools and communities, in order to create a more thoughtful and compassionate society.

Listen to our presenters

For Middle School & High School Parents – Kena Heffernan, Math Teacher/Athletic Director, sumo
champion/sumo coach. ”A teacher for a day, a father for life.”

For Preschool to 5th Grade Parents – Stephen Chinen, Solomon Elementary School Counselor &
Author of “Rainbows in Me: Values of Aloha” As a school counselor for 24 years, Steve has worked
with youths and families to help nurture our keiki o ka`aina in challenging times.

Registration Form
(due by October 20, 2019)

For more information, contact Hawaii Betsuin Office 536-7044 or Aiea Hongwanji Office 485-2626.

Child care will be provided for children 3+ years.
Lunch is included for adults & children.

Jointly sponsored by the Honolulu & Oahu Hongwanji Councils and the Office of Buddhist Education