• Hongwanji scouts place lei on WWII memorial at Hawaii Betsuin on May 24, 2020
  • Living Treasures 2020 - program cover with honoree photos
  • Living Treasures 2020 - honorees Robert Cazimero, Sachie Saigusa, Larry Kimura, and Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - table centerpieces, flowers with wisteria (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - emcee Dennis Sekine (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - honoree Carolee Nishi (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - honoree Larry Kimura with Bishop Matsumoto and Pieper Toyama (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - honoree Sachie Saigusa (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Living Treasures 2020 - Bishop Matsumoto greets Robert Cazimero (photo credit: Alan Kubota)
  • Incoming HHMH president Warren Tamamoto, Bishop Eric Matsumoto, and outgoing president Pieper Toyama
  • Legislative Assembly 2020 - installation of new HHMH board of directors and advisors
  • Legislative Assembly 2020 - Saturday a.m. service
  • Legislative Assembly 2020 - Archives Committee table
  • Legislative Assembly 2020 - warming up with music
  • Legislative Assembly 2020 - head table with Bishop, President, Ministers' Association President, and secretaries
  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Legislative Assembly (or Giseikai) 2020
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2020 - rainbow over Hongwanji group
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2020 with BWA and PBA
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2020 - signs
  • HQ Bookstore gifts - collage
  • Dr. Manulani Aluli Meyer with Lois Toyama, president of the Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women's Associations, after HBC Bodhi Day Service 2019
  • Handbell peformance by Tinker Bell after HBC Bodhi Day Service 2019
  • Shamisen performance by Tsugaru Shamisen on Bodhi Day 2019
  • Shinran Shonin statue on Bodhi Day with palm leaves overhead
  • Guest speaker Dr. Manulani Aluli Meyer on Bodhi Day 2019 (HBC Bodhi Day Service)
  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Bishop Eric Matsumoto at the HBC Bodhi Day Service 2019
  • BSC Summer Session 2019 with Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara
  • Sunset at Hawaii Betsuin, early August 2019
  • Peace Walk from Betsuin to Nagasaki Peace Bell near Honolulu Hale, 08/09/19
  • ISPEC 2019 - Buddhism orientation and chanting in the hondo
  • ISPEC 2019 Bishop Matsumoto with Dr. Puchalski
  • ISPEC 2019 Bishop Matsumoto with panelists
  • ISPEC 2019 - panel discussion in Annex Temple
  • Yuji Sasaki holds a box with Sadako's crane with Bishop Eric Matsumoto, Robyn Omuro-Osaki of the USS Missouri Memorial Association (left), and Megumi Sasaki (right)
  • Hawaii Betsuin Choir director, Mari Murakami, with some of the choir members after performing at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival
  • Rev. Takahashi, Bishop Matsumoto and Pieper Toyama at the HBC tent at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival
  • Books for sale at the Hawaii Buddhist Council tent at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival
  • Pieper Toyama leads a gratitude workshop at the HBC tent at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival
  • Terry Arakaki and Carolyn Uchiyama display books at the HBC tent at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival
  • Living Treasures honorees Earl Kawaʻa, Gertrude Yukie Tsutsumi, John M. Hara, and James Yagi with Bishop Matsumoto and Pieper Toyama. Living Treasures honorees Earl Kawaʻa, Gertrude Yukie Tsutsumi, John M. Hara, and James Yagi with Bishop Matsumoto and Pieper Toyama. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • Living Treasures of Hawaii Committee members with Bishop Matsumoto at the 2019 event. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • HHMH board members with Bishop Matsumoto at Giseikai 2019. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents Lily Horio a resolution of appreciation adopted at Giseikai 2019. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents Arthur Nakagawa a resolution of appreciation adopted at Giseikai 2019. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • Giseikai 2019 delegates in the Hawaii Betsuin Social Hall
  • Giseikai 2019, our annual legislative assembly - the presiding table on stage under the banner
  • Sanbujo at the Giseikai 2019 opening service and HHMH 130th Anniversary Service. Photo: Lenscapes Photography
  • Certificates presented on the floor of the Hawaii State Senate and House during Hawaiian Caucus Week, making special note of our Living Treasures of Hawaii program
  • Bishop Matsumoto joins BWA, PBA, and other Hongwanji members and friends in the 2019 Honolulu Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
  • Bishop Eric Matsumoto at Hawaii Betsuin's 2019 Ho'onko (two photos: at hondo entrance, raising a photo card during his dharma talk)
  • Bishop Matsumoto and Mr. Alphonso Braggs (Honolulu Hawaii NAACP President) at the Hawaii Betsuin Talk Story on Buddhism and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Alphonso Braggs, President of the Honolulu Hawaii NAACP, speaks at a Hawaii Betsuin Talk Story on Buddhism and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Bishop Matsumoto and Alphonso Braggs at Hawaii Betsuin Talk Story session on Buddhism and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., David Atcheson moderating (photo by Clyde Whitworth)
  • Bishop Matsumoto at podium on stage with Gov. David Ige and Lt. Gov. Josh Green and others seated on stage
  • Choralfest 2018 (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 in the Hawaii Betsuin main temple hall (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - clockwise: Bishop Matsumoto, Nola Nahulu silhouette, Rimban Toyokazu Hagio, emcee Dennis Sekine (photos courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - Nola Nahulu with Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - Nola Nahulu directs Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - combined choir holds up cell phone lights (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - combined choir holds up cell phone lights (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Choralfest 2018 - Hawaii Betsuin Choir (photo courtesy Haili Moe Studio)
  • Info tables at Joint Conference 2018
  • Bishop and ministers on stage for service at Joint Conference 2018
  • Lt. Gov. Doug Chin and Bishop Matsumoto in discussion after keynote address (photo by Gay Tanaka)
  • Alison Colby presents an LGBTQ workshop at Joint Conference 2018
  • Lay Association board members face delegates after swearing in by Bishop
  • Pieper Toyama addresses Joint Conference 2018 participants
  • Mililani Hongwanji musicians entertain at Joint Conference 2018
  • Joint Conference banquet special guests, including Lt. Gov. Doug Chin and Mayor Kirk Caldwell
  • breakfast at Hawaii Betsuin on the last day of the Joint Conference
  • Two-headed origami cranes at the Hawaii Betsuin altar, Joint Conference 2018 closing service at Hawaii Betsuin
  • Lois and Pieper Toyama address Joint Conference participants at Hawaii Betsuin (two photos)
  • Closeup of art piece by Bumpei Akaji in Living Treasures of Hawaii art show at Joint Conference 2018
  • Dr. Kenneth Tanaka tells a joke at BSC Summer Session 2018 (video still)
  • BSC Summer Session 2018 opening service
  • Family Promise of Hawaii ED Samantha Church receives check from Dean Sakamoto and David Atcheson of HHMH Social Concerns Committee
  • flower wreath on the grass with Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii ribbon/banner
  • flag and lei adorn grave of astronaut Ellison Onizuka at National Cemetary of the Pacific
  • Bishop Eric Matsumoto with Rev. Don Castro of Seattle at Hawaii Betsuin
  • Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani with Pat Masters at "Searching for Mary Foster" book event at PBA (photo by Donna Higashi)
  • PBA students in gassho outside the PBA building before a bell and 17 pots for planting sunflowers, one for each victim.
  • Living Treasures of Hawaii 2018 honorees on stage at the awards banquet
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents Rev. David Nakamoto a certificate at the Giseikai 2018 Aloha Luncheon
  • Pieper Toyama presents certificate to Bishop Eric Matsumoto with Mrs. Tamayo Matsumoto at right
  • Bishop Matsumoto with honoree Rose Nakamura
  • HHMH Board of Directors before the Betsuin altar with Bishop Matsumoto seated front, center in orange robes
  • Pieper Toyama, Nancy Shimamoto, Rose Nakamura, and Bishop Matsumoto
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2018 - Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women's Associations banner
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2018 - Share Peace signs and PBA buses
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2018 - group photo
  • Queen Liliuokalani Tribute Service video
  • Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani Hawaii visit: image collage (1 of 2)
  • Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani Hawaii visit: image collage (2 of 2)
  • Kapaa Thanksgiving Luncheon -- Golden Chain grant check presentation
  • Kauai Nembutsu Seminar, November 2017, group photo
  • Professor Jackie Johnson as Queen Liliuokalani in center of front row with honored guests and participants, Bishop Matsumoto, and Hongwanji ministers
  • altar area with Queen Liliuokalani portrait for 100th Anniversary Tribute Service
  • closer view of Queen Liliuokalani portrait
  • Royal Societies representatives with Queen Liliuokalani (as portrayed by Jackie Pualani Johnson
  • Hawaii Betsuin Choir at Queen Liliuokalani Tribute Service
  • flower offering at Queen Liliuokalani Tribute Service
  • Nola Nahulu directs the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus at the Queen Liliuokalani Tribute Service
  • Bishop Matsumoto delivers a dharma message at the Queen Liliuokalani Tribute Service
  • Queen Liliuokalani as portrayed by Jackie Pualani Johnson addresses the attendees of the Tribute Service
  • Closeup of Queen Liliuokalani as portrayed by Jackie Pualani Johnson
  • Queen Liliuokalani as portrayed by Jackie Pualani Johnson leads the recessional at the close of the Tribute Service
  • Ministers and other walkers with the Imagine Peace banner on the way to the Nagasaki Peace Bell, August 9, 2017
  • Bishop Matsumoto and Rev. Joshin Kamuro at the Hiroshima Peace Bell, August 7, 2017
  • Accession tour group at Honzan with the Monshu
  • Living Treasures 2017 honorees
  • Emcee Dennis Sekine at Giseikai 2017
  • Hula by Cecilia Lindo at Giseikai 2017
  • ‘Oli at Living Treasures 2017
  • Governor Ige at Living Treasures 2017
  • Mayor Caldwall at Living Treasures 2017
  • Photos of Living Treasures 2017 Honorees
  • Picture Taking of the Officers, Directors, Advisors, Sanmu & Kanji Ministers, with BCA reps
  • Richard Stambul of Buddhist Churches of America addresses Giseikai 2017
  • Jeffrey Matsuoka of Buddhist Churches of America addresses Giseikai 2017
  • Glenn Hamamura presents on Temple Effectiveness and Review Process at Giseikai 2017
  • Bishop Matsumoto thanks 2016 Living Treasure Sooriya Kumar for a copper sagarifuji unveiled at Giseikai 2017
  • The Pacific Buddhist Academy Choir sings at the Giseikai 2017 service
  • Giseikai delegates in the Hawaii Betsuin Social Hall
  • HHMH Bishop, President, assembly Vice Chairman, and secretarial staff at Giseikai 2017
  • The new classroom building for Pacific Buddhist Academy under construction.
  • Lois Toyama, Bishop Matsumoto, and Irene Nakamoto as the MLK Parade 2017 gets underway with a contingent from BWA, Pacific Buddhist Academy, and other Hongwanji friends.
  • Veterans Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani, Yoshinobu Oshiro, and Herbert Yanamura with Bishop Eric Matsumoto at an AJA Veterans Tribute on December 5, 2016
  • Bishop Matsumoto and Rev. Toyokazu Hagio at the Interfaith Prayer Service, USS Arizona Memorial
  • Retired ministers and spouses appreciation gathering November 2016
  • Minister's Lay Assistant Retreat at Buddhist Study Center, Nov 4-6, 2016
  • Kauai Hongwanji Council joint Dharma School Sunday Service on November 6, 2016
  • Bishop Randolph Sykes and Bishop Eric Matsumoto at the Interfaith Alliance Hawaii awards dinner (October 23, 2016)
  • Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto (left) and Bishop Eric Matsumoto at the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley, CA (October 22, 2016)
  • Accession Ceremony tour group from Hawaii at Honzan, October 2016
  • Bishop Eric Matsumoto speaks at Ghandhi Day 2016 at Kapiolani Park
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents Kumamoto earthquake relief funds to Japan Consul General Yasushi Misawa
  • Bishop Eric Matsumoto participates in the 2016 Hiroshima Peace Bell Ceremony in Honolulu's Chinatown (photos by David Atcheson)
  • Group photo from the 2016 Summer Session at Buddhist Study Center (“Mindfulness and Buddhism in America” with Dr. Jeff Wilson). Photo by Sydney Ro
  • Bishop Eric Matsumoto (with microphone) joins Bishops from other Japanese Buddhist traditions on panel. Moderator Dr. George Tanabe at left.
  • President Pieper Toyama and Bishop Eric Matsumoto at Mayor's Memorial Day Service 2016 at Punchbowl
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents Puakea M. Nogelmeier a framed award
  • Lillian Noda Yajima with haka lei laughs at the podium
  • Sooriya Kumar with many lei bows as Pieper Toyama looks on
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents framed award to Paul Leland Breese
  • A smiling Dennis Sekine, wearing lei, gesturing while at the podium
  • Bishop Matsumoto presents framed award to Dennis Ogawa
  • Bishop Matsumoto shakes hands with a smiling Rev. Tatsuo Muneto, who is wearing many lei
  • Formal table setting with plates of food and iced tea and a Living Treasures Program in the center
  • Bishop Matsumoto and Social Concerns chair Dean Sakamoto present a check to Mary Saunders, Executive Director of Family Promise of Hawaii
  • PBA and HMS students hold the Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women's Associations banner in the 2016 MLK march
  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii New Year's card 2016
  • Polly Kauahi, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hawaii Food Bank, receives the Mission's donation from Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Blayne Higa, HHMH Social Concerns Committee Chair. Photo courtesy of Hawaii Food Bank.
  • Rainbow Ekiden 2015 - Hongwanji team of Rev. Satoshi Tomioka (Hawaii Betsuin), Rev. Tomo Hojo (West Kauai), Rev. Shinji Kawagoe (Papaikou), Rev. Kojun Hashimoto (Wahiawa), Rev. Ai Hironaka (Lahaina)
  • Nola Nahulu directing and young people performing a hula while the combined choir sings