Current Issue

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

Recent Issues

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

November 2021 HQ Update thumbnail imageNovember 2021

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: “Thank You, Thank You and Thank You!”
  • Condolence
  • Interfaith Silent Vigil for Those in Hawaii Who Died Due to Covid-19
  • 2022 Legislative Assembly February 11 & 12, 2022 (Zoom)
  • Committee on Social Concerns: Food Waste Zoom Event April 16 (Survey)
  • Propagation Program Grant: Up to $10,000
  • Hawaii District Nembutsu Seminar 2021 (Dec. 11, 10-11:30 a.m.)
    (see event flyer)
  • Sustainable Development Goals & Buddhism (Dec. 11, 12-2 p.m.)
    (see event flyer)
  • HQ Bookstore Update: Be The Refuge, Shinran and Pure Land Buddhism
  • 2022 Hawaii Kyodan Calendar (also available as a standalone PDF file)

September 2021 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageSeptember 2021

In this issue:

HQ Update newsletter, August 2021 thumbnail imageAugust 2021

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: 15th Anniversary of “Peace Day” in Hawaii / Ring Your Bell for Peace Day 2021
    See also: Peace Day 2021 web page
  • New Statewide Newsletter: Ka Leo Kāhea (The Calling Voice)
  • 2023 Joint Celebration: 850th Anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s Birth and the 800th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Jodo Shinshu Teaching
  • Condolence
  • Ministerial Assignments
  • Pacific Buddhist Academy Chaplain News
  • 2021 Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat (10/15-10/17)
    See also: event schedule & registration | event brochure
  • 2nd State Dharma School Gathering (10/17)
    See also: event flyer
  • YESS Camp 39 (10/23-10/24)
    See also: YESS Camp 39 flyer (JPG)
  • 2021 Maui Hongwanji Council Nembutsu Seminar (11/13 & 11/14)
    See also: event flyer
  • Hawaii District Nembutsu Seminar 2021 (10/2)
    See also: event flyer
  • Monthly Online Seminars by Hawaii District Ministers Association
    See also: news item on our website
  • Summer Dharmathon: 5 days, 10 Ministers (8/23-8/27)
    See also: event web page
  • Virtual 58th Annual Statewide Lay Convention (9/10-9/11)
  • 2nd Annual Ring Your Bell for Peace Day (9/21)
    See also: event web page
  • Young Buddhist Leaders Seminar Report

July 2021 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageJuly 2021

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