Posts from May 2014

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Hawaii Association of International Buddhists dinner is June 7 at Soto Mission

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The 21st Annual Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) Dinner and Meeting will be Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Soto Mission of Hawaii (1708 Nuuanu Avenue) from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. For more information, see our Other Events page. (This page includes events of potential interest to temple members and web visitors that […]

Gotan-e 2014 photos

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a smiling Rev. Jay Okamoto

We have posted some photos from the recent Gotan-e services—including a rare appearance by the cedar statue of Shinran Shonin in the Social Hall! Thank you to Rev. Tomo Hojo and Ruth Tokumi for providing the photos. See the photos in the Major Services image gallery.

BSC Summer Session 2014 is July 28-August 1

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Buddhist Study Center (Google Maps image)

This year’s Summer Session will be held the evenings of Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1 at the Buddhist Study Center in Honolulu (1436 University Ave). The speaker will be Reverend Marvin Harada, minister at Orange County Buddhist Temple. His talks will be based on a course he teaches entitled, “Resolving Life’s Problems Through […]

Living Well Till the End of Life: sessions begin May 20

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front view of the Annex Temple at twilight

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii End of Life Committee is pleased to announce a series of small group sessions. Our theme: Living Well Till the End of Life: Have You Had the Conversation? Group conversations are an opportunity for participants (limited to 10-12 in each group) to discuss end-of-life issues, share experiences and concerns, […]

Numata Conference 2014: Download Papers, Watch Broadcasts on ‘Ōlelo

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Hawaii Imin International Conference Center at the East West Center

Papers from the the 2014 Numata Conference in Buddhist Studies are now available for download and recorded lectures will soon be broadcast on ‘Ōlelo Community Media. The conference, held March 20-21 at the East-West Center, focused on the theme “Violence, Nonviolence, and Japanese Religions: Past, Present, and Future.” For two days, twenty-one presenters engaged the local and […]

May 2014 Goji newsletter

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display case with Betsuin news and announcements (decorative banner)

You can now access online versions of the May 2014 English and Japanese language editions of our monthly Goji newsletter online. See the links under the cover image.