our MINISTERS

Bishop Kosen Ishikawa is our Bishop for Jodo Shu in the State of Hawaii.  Bishop Ishikawa is also in charge of two temples on Kauai - Kapaa Jodo Mission and Koloa Jodo Mission.  He has been in Hawaii for over 20 years and he brings many years of experience. You may see Bishop Ishikawa at Sunday Services at Betsuin.  He has many Sunday Services, etc. on YouTub, just search for Kosen Ishikawa.

Rev. Myoko Takano, resident minister of Jodo Mission of Hawaii.  Rev. Takano arrived from Fukuoka, Japan, on July 8, 2019.  Rev. Takano has interesting Sunday Services, i.e. caring of Oihai, Gassho, Eitai-kyo.  Please see sample sermons at Sunday Services/Events.

Rev. Takaaki Kouken Tanabe, resident minister at Jodo Mission of Hawaii.  Rev. Tanabe is from Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.  He arrived on October 22, 2021.  Please say hello when you see him.

Ministers are able to perform funerals (including pre-cremation services, 7th day services, 49th day services, inurnment services, etc.), memorial services, bedside blessings, house blessings, car blessings, office blessings, baby blessings, perform weddings, etc.  You may schedule appointments by calling the Jodo Mission of Hawaii office at (808) 949-3995.  Thank you.

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