Posts from April 2017

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Join us April 30 for Eshinni-Kakushinni Service and MusicFest

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images of Eshinni and Kakushinni

This article by Fujiko Motobu appeared in the April 2017 Goji newsletter. It has been modified slightly for web use. Hawaii Betsuin BWA will sponsor the annual Eshinni-Kakushinni Day service on April 30 at 9:30 a.m. with the Dharma School students and families, under the supervision of Laura Nakasone. Dharma School will take the lead […]

Earth Day Weekend Service and Green Fair is April 23

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portion of flyer from Earth Day Weekend Service & Green Fair 2017

Update: Find photo collages by Ruth Tokumi by clicking on the two thumbnail images: Hawaii Betsuin will mark the 47th anniversary of the first Earth Day with a combined Earth Day Weekend Service on Sunday, April 23 at 9:30 a.m. and a Green Fair in the social hall after the service. We will have two […]

April 2017 Goji now available online

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display case with Betsuin news and announcements (decorative banner)

The April 2017 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: Buddha Day Services article Hanamatsuri dharma message by Rev. Kalu BWA News HHMH Green Hongwanji report Girl Scouts Start Worm Composting Project Family Promise article Earth Day Weekend Service & […]

Applicants sought for YBICSE 2017 (Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange)

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Hawaii YBICSE delegation outside Honzan holding orange umbrellas

Source: YBICSE, or Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange, is a Hongwanji-sponsored educational trip to Japan for young people in 9th grade through age 25. Participants visit Jodo Shinshu historical sites including the Hongwanji (mother temple) in Kyoto and experience fellowship with new friends from the U.S. mainland, Canada, South America, and Japan. The […]