Calendar

2020-BWA-Tea-Party-1

May
26
Sun
2024
O’ahu United BWA 2nd Q Meeting @ Mililani Hongwanji Mission
May 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jul
28
Sun
2024
Kauai United BWA BOD Mtg. @ TBD
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Aug
3
Sat
2024
Honolulu United BWA 3rd Q BOD Mtg. @ Jikoen Hongwanji
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Aug
17
Sat
2024
Honolulu United BWA Memb Conf & Annual Gen Mtg @ HH Hawaii Betsuin
Aug 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Instead of our usual Joint Education Seminar and Membership Conference, the HU BWA will hold a Membership Conference and General meeting only this year.  We encourages our BWA members to participate in the HHMH Triple Celebration on Sept. 7-8 at the Ala Moana Hotel as well as participate in the many education seminars  (great speakers) offered on line.

Aug
25
Sun
2024
O’ahu United BWA 3rd Q Meeting @ Pearl City Hongwanji
Aug 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sep
7
Sat
2024
HHMH – Hawaii Triple Celebration @ Ala Moana Hotel
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii will celebrate Hawaii’s Triple Celebration on Saturday, September 7 – Sunday, September 8, 2024 at the Ala Moana Hotel (Honolulu).  The three events include the 850th Anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s Birth, 800th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Jodo Shinshu Teaching and 135th Anniversary of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. The theme is “Sharing the Joy of Nembutsu Together:  Our Living Heart of Gratitude.”  The program consists of religious services, Keynote Speaker (Rev. Dr. Takashi Miyaji), lunch, workshops, breakfast, panel discussion.  Submit your registration form asap.  Early Registration $250 by March 31; Late Registration $300 by July 31, 2024. ($200 subsidy per person for neighbor island participants).   Room Reservation at Ala Moana Hotel is available until Aug. 6, 2024 (Kona Tower – $194 plus tax; Waikiki Tower – $224 plus tax; No resort fees.  The State Lay Convention and Minister’s Spouses Groups are also joining at this event.

Triple Celebration Buddhist Education Series will be held online throughout the 2024 year, beginning January 13 from 10am – 11:30am with speaker Dr. David Matsumoto of the IBS in Berkeley, CA.  He will address “What is Mahayana Buddhism?” and “What is Pure Land Buddhism.”  The series will continue in February with two lectures, and then from March through August one session per month.  You must register to receive the zoom link.

 

Oct
5
Sat
2024
Hawaii Fed BWA Fall 2024 Assembly @ Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oct
26
Sat
2024
O’ahu United BWA Annual Membership Conference @ Mililani Hongwanji Mission
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
27
Sun
2024
KU BWA Fall Conference @ West Kauai Hongwanji
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Nov
10
Sun
2024
KU BWA Lonesome Grave Project
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm