Posts from January 2018

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January 2018 Goji now available online

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display case with Betsuin news and announcements (decorative banner)

The January 2018 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: Betsuin staff and ministers New Year’s message New Year’s message from the Gomonshu Message from HHMH President HANDBELLS poem Dharma School News “Run for Peace” fundraising report “Going Green” at […]

Honpa Hongwanji joins Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2018

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Martin Luther King Parade 2018 - group photo (header)

Members of the Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women’s Associations were joined by Bishop Eric Matsumoto; students, faculty, and staff of Pacific Buddhist Academy; members of the Junior Young Buddhists Association (Jr. YBA); and members of Hawaii Betsuin and other temples in the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade through Waikiki. Many parade participants in the […]

HHMH Joint Conference Sept. 1 – 3, 2018: Save the date and register early!

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Ala Moana Hotel and palm trees

Adapted from the October 2017 Headquarters Update, newsletter of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii: FIRST HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAII JOINT CONFERENCE We are excited to announce the First Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Joint Conference. Here is the schedule and registration form. This was also sent to the temple ministers and presidents through email. […]

Bishop Eric Matsumoto delivers New Year’s message on “Interdependency and Harmony”

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Bishop Matsumoto delivers 2018 New Year's message at Hawaii Betsuin

In 2018, with our hearts and minds illuminated and nurtured by the Light of Buddha’s Wisdom and Compassion, may the virtues of humility, self-reflection, mutual respect, non-violence, and equality arise… At Hawaii Betsuin’s 2018 New Year’s Day Service, Bishop Eric Matsumoto delivered a message entitled, “Interdependency and Harmony.” In the message, Bishop Matsumoto notes the […]