December 2014 Services

December 7

No Sunday Service at Jodo Mission of Hawaii – please attend HBC Jodo-E Service at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii.

December 7 at 9:00 am

HBC Jodo-E Service (also known as Bodhi Day) will be held at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii (33 Pulelehua Way, Honolulu, Hawaii). Guest Speaker: Mrs. Carol Hayashino, President & Executive Director, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Topic: “The internment of Japanese American during World War II and Equality from a point of view of Buddhism.”

December 14 at 8:00 am

No Sunday Service – General Cleanup of temple before the new year- please come to help beginning at 8:00 am.

December 21 at 10:00 am

Sunday Service, Sermon by Rev. Shinri Hara (in English)

December 28 at 10:00 am

Sunday Service, Sermon by Rev. Narashiba (in English)

December 31 at 11:30 pm

New Year’s Eve Service (Joya-e Service) (in English) Everyone invited. Please come to help ring the temple bell 108 times.

December 2014 Bulletin

Jodo-E ServiceJodo-E (sometimes referred to as Bodhi Day) is the day that Shakyamuni Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree. Although Buddha’s enlightenment took place about 2500 years ago, his teachings are with us and continue to lead us to a life of true peace and happiness.

The Hawaii Buddhist Council, invites everyone to join in the Jodo-E Service: This year the service will be held at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii. The guest speaker is Mrs. Carole Hayashino, President and Executive Director of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Mrs. Hayashino will speak on “The internment of Japa-nese American during World War II and Equality from a point of view of Buddhism.”

November 2014 Services

November 2
10:00 am
Sunday Obetsuji Service followed with Discussion on Religious Services at Jodo Mission of Hawaii

November 9
10:00 am
Sunday Ojuya Service, Sermon by Rev. Nakano (in English). Please do not forget to bring your sweets; but not Halloween leftovers.

November 16
10:00 am
Sunday English Service, Sermon by Rev. Narashiba (in English)

November 23
10:00 am
Sunday Juzukuri Service, Sermon by Rev. Nakano (in English)

November 30
10:00 am
Sunday Service, Guest Speaker Calvin Hara re Kiwanis Club Relationship with Jodo Mission of Hawaii.