Posts from 2014

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Gagaku Concert photos now available

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Gagaku concert finale

The Betsuin hondo was full for a very special concert the evening of December 5, 2014 by Kinnara Gagaku and the Arpana Dance Company, both of Los Angeles. Attendees were treated to a performance of Gagaku — the oldest continually played court music in the world — and a diversity of Indian dance. The Kinnara […]

News from Kyodan: December 2014 HQ Update

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Shinran Shonin statue and palms

The December 2014 Headquarters Update is now available. Content highlights: HHMH 125th Anniversary year in review “Peace on Your Wings” – neighbor island performances 2015 Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ info (Saturday, Feb. 14) Social Concerns Fund Drive report Kinnara Gagaku and Arpana Dance Company concert YESS Camp 32 “Ichigo Ichie” (April 3-5, 2015) Martin Luther King, […]

Betsuin blood drive results are in!

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Give blood. Give life.

And they are excellent! Jonette Correia, Field Representative for the Blood Bank of Hawaii, has sent us results from the recent Hawaii Betsuin Blood Drive. Pints collected: 95 Total participants: 117 First-time donors: 31 Lives impacted: 285 Jonette’s email was effusive with praise for the Betsuin and these blood drive results. She noted that getting […]

November 25 – Interfaith Thanksgiving Service in Nuuanu, Peace Service in Mānoa

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Two interfaith services are taking place the evening of Tuesday, November 25: Peace Service in Mānoa Valley Starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Newman Center on the University of Hawaii campus. This is one of a series of quarterly peace services, rotating among the sponsoring oranizations: Buddhist Study Center, Honolulu Newman Center, Honolulu Quaker Center, […]

Reminder: Dr. Albert Miyasato Memorial Dharma Session is Nov. 22

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Embracing Change – The Quantum Mechanics of Buddhism Saturday, November 22, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Jikoen Hongwanji Mission presents the Dr. Albert Miyasato Memorial Dharma Session 2014 with speaker Rev. Grant Masami Ikuta. 1731 N. School Street, Honolulu. Rev. Ikuta is currently the resident minister at Steveston Buddhist Temple in British Columbia. For […]

Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda to be Talk Story speaker at BSC on December 1, 2014

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The Honolulu Hongwanji Council (Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Jikoen Hongwanji Mission, Kailua Hongwanji Mission and Moiliili Hongwanji Mission) invite you to: “TALK STORY” WITH REV. DR. NOBUO HANEDA TOPIC: The Fulfillment of Human Life Shinran’s View of the “Four Types of Buddhism” WHEN: Monday, December 1, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. WHERE: Buddhist Study […]

Moiliili Hongwanji fall seminar is Saturday, November 8 with Dr. Pat Masters

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This item also appears on our Other Events page (events not organized or co-hosted by Hawaii Betsuin). Life Lessons from the Tibetan Process of Living and Dying Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Moiliili Hongwanji fall seminar features Dr. Pat Masters. Come and listen to Dr. Masters relate life lessons from […]

Pumpkins, Dharma and Fun is Oct. 26; reg. deadline extended to Oct. 12

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2014 Nembutsu Gathering: Pumpkins, Dharma and Fun. Sangha members of all ages from all four Honolulu Hongwanji temples will gather to participate in an event that combines the American tradition of Halloween with the Dharma and enjoy good fellowship. Registration is handled by each temple and began August 24, 2014 with Honolulu District Dharma School […]

Peace exhibit offered October 18-26 at Palolo Hongwanji

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top of Hiroshima Memorial through the trees

A-bombs Exhibit for Peace at Palolo Hongwanji October 18-26, 2014 “A-bombs Exhibit for Peace” is organized by Hawai’i Conference of Religions for Peace (HCRP) and presented at Palolo Hongwanji, 1641 Palolo Avenue. Open times are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free admission. This educational exhibition shows not […]

September Goji and Headquarters Update now available online

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September 2014 Goji newsletter The Goji is posted! September’s cover story is about our fall Ohigan service guest speaker, Rev. Will Masuda. Other items include messages from our Rimban and executive director; a dharma message from Rev. Kaufmann; updates from BWA and Boy Scout Troop 49; a golf tournament report; and information about the Peace […]