State Dharma School Gathering (Zoom, all invited)

Open Invitation to All… “Nurturing Empathy and Respect” STATE DHARMA SCHOOL GATHERING May 2, 2021, Sunday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HST Online via Zoom 9:00 am: DHARMA SCHOOL SERVICE Guest Speaker – Bishop Eric Matsumoto; Student Emcees representing all districts 9:30 am: BREAKOUT ROOMS Dharma School Student/Family Sessions; Adult...

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“Dharma in Action” online event (HAIB Buddha Day Celebration)

Hawaii Association of International Buddhists 9th Annual Buddha Day Celebration “Dharma in Action” This FREE event will be held online via Zoom videoconferencing on Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 10:00am-11:30am (HST). The Hawaii Island chapter of the Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) presents the 9th Annual Buddha Day Celebration...

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Peace Day Hawaii / UN International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21st. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. In 2007, Hawaii became the first state to recognize...

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Autumn Higan

“Higan” means “the other shore.” It is an abbreviation for “to-higan,” meaning “reaching the other shore (of nirvana).” During the vernal and autumnal equinoxes when days and nights are of equal length, temples conduct Higan services that encourage us to meditate on the harmony of nature and devote ourselves to...

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State Lay Convention (Online)

Virtual 58th Annual Lay Convention “Dharma Visibility, Relevance and Engagement” September 10-11, 2021 Hawaii State Federation of Honpa Hongwanji Lay Associations Annual, statewide gathering of sangha members from around the islands to conduct business, attend workshops, build community, and enjoy fellowship time. This year’s lay convention is organized by Maui’s...

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