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HQ Update June 2020 thumbnail imageJune 2020

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner
  • COVID-19 Communications & Resources On HHMH Website
  • Premiere of Bon Service for Hawaii July 11-12, 2020
  • Bishop’s Award for Japanese Language School Students
  • HQ Bookstore Update
  • Summer Session
  • Kahuku Hongwanji Scholarship

Recent Issues

May 2020 HQ Update Newsletter thumbnail imageMay 2020

In this issue:

  • Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Statement on Covid19 Pandemic
  • Bishop’s Corner
  • President’s Message
  • Covid-19 Communications & Resources on HHMH Website
  • Online Jodo Shinshu Service Book
  • Tribute to “Health Care Treasures” and Essential Workers
  • Choralfest 2020 Postponed
  • Reflection by Rüdiger Rückmann in Midweek
  • Committee on Social Concerns Donation Presentations
  • Honolulu Magazine: Nisei Story National Award
  • Summer Session, June 22-26, 2020 with Rev. Dr. Duncan Ryuken Williams
  • Attachment: HHMH 2020 Obon Schedule as of May 23, 2020

April 2020 HQ Update thumbnail imageApril 2020

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner
  • Directives & Recommendations from HQ: COVID-19 Memo #5 (April 24, 2020)
  • Committee on Social Concerns
  • BWA Members Make Masks for Healthcare Workers and More
  • New Registration Deadline for Choralfest 2020
  • Kahuku Hongwanji Mission Scholarship (see also related flyer)

March 2020 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageMarch 2020

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner
  • Directives & Recommendations from Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Headquarters
  • Live Streaming Invitation Letter from Hawaii Honpa Hongwanji Ministers Association
  • YESS Camp Postponement
  • Choralfest 2020

HQ Update newsletter, February 2020 thumbnail imageFebruary 2020

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: Four Great Significant Occasions in the Life of a Buddhist
  • Giseikai Message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami
  • HHMH 108th Giseikai Legislative Assembly
  • Living Treasures of Hawaii™ Recognition
  • Officers, Advisors, and Directors of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii for Year 2020
  • Ministerial Assignments (Rev. Masanari Yamagishi)
  • Obituary Notice & Condolences
  • Wedding
  • YESS Camp 37 (April 10-12, Camp Palehua)
  • Committee On Social Concerns (Hawaii Food Bank donation)
  • PBA Taiko Festival (March 15, 4 p.m., Pearl City Cultural Center)
  • Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women’s Associations

December 2019 HQ Update page one thumbnail imageDecember 2019

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner (including teachings on how our sangha can grow)
  • Condolences
  • 45th Annual Living Treasures of Hawaii Recognition (February 8)
  • Lives Remembered: A Tribute to the Fallen of Pearl Harbor
  • Hawaii Betsuin hosts Mary Foster Remembrance and Appreciation Service
  • BWA News: Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade (Jan. 20)
  • Activity reports from the various Honpa Hongwani districts in Hawaii

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