Posts from April 2016

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News from Mission Headquarters: April 2016 HQ Update

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Shinran Shonin statue and palms

The April 2016 Headquarters Update from the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii is now available. Content highlights: Condolences The 30th Ministers’ Spouses Seminar on Big Island Social Concern Donation to the American Red Cross Hawaii Faith-Based Summit on Homelessness Appreciation to Rev. Shimabukuro Speaking Engagements by Timber Hawkeye PBA Graduation Calendar Committee

Rev. Chikai Yosemori, 1932-2016

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bodhi tree leaf detail

Rev. Chikai Yosemori, the retired 14th Bishop of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, died on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. He was 84 years old. For all of his 42 years as a minister and his work after retirement, the foundation of Rev. Yosemori’s philosophical beliefs centered around the values of knowledge, respect, and gratitude. […]

Taste of Hongwanji / Bazaar 2016 Slide Show

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web banner for Taste of Hongwanji & Bazaar 2016: April 17 at Betsuin, 8:30 am to 1 pm

Enjoy a few photos from the Taste of Hongwanji and Bazaar held at Hawaii Betsuin on April 17. Presented annually in cooperation with other Hongwanji temples and schools on Oahu, the event featured sales of specialty foods, performances, a massive rummage sale, plant sales, temple tours, and more. Rain? Yes, it did. But people came […]