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Former Hongwanji girl scout awarded UH scholarship, spot in medical school

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Congratulations to UH freshsman Cori Sutton, a former Hongwanji girl scout and graduate of Hongwanji Mission School, on her four-year undergraduate tuition scholarship and early acceptance to the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Cori cites the key role of the Girl Scouts in preparing her for academic and professional success. For more information, see: […]

Video Q&A with Hongwanji ministers available online

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On November 6, 2013, several Jodo Shinshu ministers attending the International Overseas Propagation Exchange (IHOPE) gathering in Berkeley, CA answered questions in a session broadcast live over the internet. Among the ministers on the panel was our Rinban Tatsuo Muneto, Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. While there were some audio/visual issues with the live broadcast, the […]

In the News: 1,400 expected at Obon at Pali temple

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The following is an excerpt from the Meditations article in the June 22, 2013 edition of the Honolulu Star Advertiser. Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin expects more than 1,400 people at its annual Obon festival Friday and June 29 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. The temple is at 1727 Pali Highway. Obon is a Buddhist festival […]