Posts from June 2015

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Beautiful evening for the first night of Obon — join us again on Saturday

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Bon dancers and the base of the yagura platform

Thanks to all who turned out for the first night of Bon Dance 2015 at Hawaii Betsuin! Join us again on Saturday evening, June 27, for another night of Obon. Here’s the schedule: 5:30 p.m. – Food booths open 6:00 p.m. – Taiko performance 6:15 p.m. – Short service 6:30 p.m. – Dancing starts 10:30 […]

June 2015 Goji newsletter is now online

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display case with Betsuin news and announcements (decorative banner)

You may now view the June 2015 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, online in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: Obon festival background and schedule Rimban and Fukurimban’s columns Aloha for Nepal update Boy Scouts update A letter from Brazil News from BWA, Dharma School, Boy Scouts PBA Capital Campaign update

Betsuin encourages donations to PBA Capital Campaign with $100,000 matching fund

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PBA logo with flags in courtyard

Hawaii Betsuin is responding to a call from the State Ministers’ Association for all temples to donate to Pacific Buddhist Academy’s fundraising efforts for a new school building. The school is seeking to close its Capital Campaign this year and construct the building in 2016. PBA has raised $6.4 million to date but still needs […]