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Video of Buddhist Study Center 50th anniversary service and slide show available on YouTube

As part of the commemorations of the Buddhist Study Center’s 50th anniversary, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) held a special service conducted by Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Rev. Daido Baba. The service was recorded on video and is now available on the BSC YouTube channel. The video includes remarks...

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July 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the July 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner : “Amida Buddha’s Pure Land and A hui hou” Hawaii Kyodan Funeral Service (Update) Ministerial Assignments BSC 50th Anniversary Commemoration Online Service Cancellation and Time Changes – Buddhist Study Center (BSC) 50th Anniversary Presentation 3rd Annual Ring Your...

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June 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the June 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “AMIDA, I choose you!” Hawaii Kyodan Funeral Service 8/13: Reverend Yoshiaki Fujitani 850th/800th Joint Celebration and the 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention in Kyoto in 2023 Update for the Sadako Project Buddhist Study Center (BSC) 50th Anniversary Presentations:...

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HHMH issues new statement on gun violence

Joint statement by Bishop Eric Matsumoto and Rev. Blayne Higa, Chair of the Committee on Social Concerns, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Gun Violence May 27, 2022  |  PDF version available We mourn the innocent lives lost in yet another mass shooting in our country. Our hearts go out to...

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May 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the May 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner : “Congratulations, Graduates!” Message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Bishop Chiko Iwagami for 2022 PBA Baccalaureate President’s Message For 2022 PBA Baccalaureate Condolences: Reverend Sandra Sanae Hiramatsu 63rd Annual Honpa Hongwanji State Ministers’ Association Seminar...

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April 2022 Headquarters Update now available online

See the April 2022 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner: “Dharma Message for a 49th Day Service in honor of the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh” (Part 2) Condolences Ministerial Assignments Congratulations Rev. Kazunori & Mrs. Noriko Takahashi 2022 Living Treasures of Hawai’i™: 2022 Honorees, 2023 Nominations Kahuku Hongwanji...

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