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After a 5 year hiatus, the Hawaii Federation of BWAs sponsored Student Exchange Program to Japan is back on track.  Young women, ages 17-23 as of June 30, 2025 are encouraged to apply for this approximate 10 day summer trip in July 2025. Included is a 2-3 day homestay and a visit to Honzan to Read More

Federation BWA President Receives Tokudo

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Linda Nagai, the current Hawaii Federation of BWAs President (2022-2025), from Kona, Hawaii received Tokudo (to be ordained in the hongwanji-ha tradition) at the Honzan in Kyoto, Japan this December 2023.  This Tokudo step is just part of her long journey to become a Hongwanji minister one day.  Read More

E Komo Mai (welcome) flyer for 2027 World Buddhist Women's Convention in Honolulu

SAVE THE DATE: 18th World Buddhist Women’s Convention is Sept. 11-12, 2027 in Honolulu

At the 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention in Kyoto Japan (May 2023), Hawaii Federation BWA President Linda Nagai invited the attendees gathered, to come to Hawaii in 2027 for the 18th World BWC.  The site will be at the Hawaii Convention Center on September 11-12, 2027.  Urakata Lady Ruzumi Ohtani was most gracious in accepting Read More

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