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June 2022 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageJune 2022

In this issue:

  • 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: August 6, 13, and 20
  • Bishop’s Award for Japanese Language School Students
  • 2022 BSC Summer Session Satellite Seminars

Recent Issues

May 2022 Headquarters Update newsletter thumbnail imageMay 2022

In this issue:

  • 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
  • 65th Jr. YBA State Convention: June 17-19, 2022
  • BSC Summer Session: June 20-24
    (satellite seminars on Kauai, Maui, Big Island, and Oahu)
  • Green Hongwanji Committee: “Trees, Please!”
  • World Peace Needs You Now! (Sadako Legacy — see Sadako Legacy Project Letter)
  • 2022 Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ Special TV Program

April 2022 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail image April 2022

In this issue:

  • 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 Scholarship
  • Save the Date: Upcoming Events

February 2022 HQ Update thumbnail imageFebruary 2022

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: “Compassion of My Religion’s Founder”
  • Giseikai Message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami
  • HHMH 110th Legislative Assembly (Giseikai)
  • Officers, Advisors, and Directors of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii for Year 2022
  • Condolences
  • Ministerial Assignments
  • Cancelled – 2022 YBICSE
  • 2022 BCA National Council Meeting
  • Papa’aloa Hongwanji Mahalo Service
  • Hilo Hongwanji Preschool Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • PBA’s 16th Annual Taiko Festival
  • Seminars
    • BSC 2022 Spring Seminar
    • 2022 Kauai Hongwanji Council Nembutsu Seminar
    • 2022 Spring Virtual Nembutsu Seminar (Honolulu & Oahu Hongwanji Council)
    • Hilo Betsuin Zoom Spring Seminar 2022
  • HQ Bookstore Update

January 2022 HQ Update thumbnail imageJanuary 2022

In this issue:

  • New Year’s Greetings from His Eminence Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani (English and Japanese)
  • Bishop’s New Year Message
  • HHMH President’s New Year’s Message
  • 2022 Hongwanji Slogan: Connecting with Others

December 2021 HQ Update thumbnail imageDecember 2021

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner
  • Condolence: Rev. Yoshiko Shimabukuro
  • Ministerial Assignments: Reverend Toyokazu Hagio
  • Rev. Jeffrey Soga Selected as Police Chaplain
  • Consolidation: Papa’aloa and Honohina
  • Pearl Harbor Annual Memorial Ceremony
  • The Interfaith Alliance Hawaii Awards for Kapa’a Interfaith Association and Rev. Blayne Higa
  • Joint Celebration Reminder
  • Pacific Buddhist Academy: Building Endowment Established
  • New Hawaii Kyodan Holiday: Juneteenth
  • Headquarters Office: May Reopen Jan. 4

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