We are Jodo Shinshu Buddhist women of Hawaii, sustaining the teachings through fellowship, programs, and volunteer service at the temple, district, state, and world levels. Join us!

More about HFBWA »

Featured News

17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention

Led by HFBWA President Linda Nagai and 1st VP Claire Tamamoto, Hawaii BWA members and guests will meet their counterparts from the Buddhist Churches of America, and Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada, South America and Japan at the Kyoto International Conference Center on May 11-12, 2023. As an attendee, here are some items needing Read More

Promotional Video on Joint Celebration Next Year

The upcoming 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention will be hosted by Japan in Kyoto on May 11-12, 2023 in conjunction with a Joint Celebration commemorating the 850th birthday of Shinran Shonin in 2023 and the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the Jodo Shinshu teachings in 2024.  The celebration will begin March 2023, and BWA Read More

14th BWA Hawaii State Membership Conference Changed to Virtual Only

Please join us when Maui United BWA hosts the State Conference on April 23-24, 2022.  The format will be virtual only, using Zoom, due to concerns about COVID and variants.  The theme is “Building Healthy Sanghas—Connecting with Others.”  Two keynote speakers will be featured:   Deidre Tegarden, Maui, “Connecting with Others” and Janet Umezu, California, “Diversity Read More

More News →