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Hawaii Betsuin BWA donates $15,000 to the temple’s Centennial Project Fund

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Photo by Ruth Tokumi Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin recently kicked off a centennial year of celebrating the 100th anniversary of its widely-recognized temple structure. Hawaii Betsuin also recently started an ambitious centennial fundraising campaign for high priority temple renovations and improvements. Since Hawaii Betsuin’s Buddhist Women’s Association was also established over 100 years ago, current […]

Join us April 30 for Eshinni-Kakushinni Service and MusicFest

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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 […]

BWA News for October 2016

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As reported in the October 2016 Goji newsletter… Excursion to Iolani Palace September 1, 2016 Approximately 50 BWA members and guests participated in the annual “temple visitation” excursion. The first stop was to Iolani Palace, which is the only palace in the entire United States of America. Iolani Palace was built by King David Kalakaua, […]

October 2016 Goji now available online

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The October 2016 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: Dana Awareness Dharma Message from the Rimban Betsuin Blood Drive News from Scouts, Dharma School, and BWA Affirmation Rites Nov. 19 Rev. Tomioka: Permanent Residency! Albert Miyasato Memorial Dharma Session […]

BWA News for September 2016

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As reported in the September 2016 Goji newsletter… After our hectic spring and summer activities of bazaar and bon dance activities, fall brings the BWA somewhat a breather, an aftermath in relaxation. The following are the scheduled activities for September. September 1, Thursday: Excursion to Iolani Palace and to the Chinese Buddhist Temple followed by […]

November 2015 Goji newsletter available online

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The November 2015 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: Eitaikyo Service with Rev. Shingo Furusawa Rimban’s Column: Here Are the Future Ministers! Rev. Tomioka Dharma Message: My Bitter-Sweet Memory Betsuin BWA News DENTO HOKOKU HOYO: The Commemoration of the […]

September 2015 Goji newsletter is now online

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The September 2015 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions. In this issue: About the Autumn Ohigan service with Rev. Shigenori Makino The temple has a lost and found! Rimban’s column: “My Roots Are Both Hiroshima and Hawaii” Dharma Message: Rev. Yuika Hasebe […]