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Hawaii Betsuin
1727 Pali Hwy
Honolulu, Hi 96813
Ph: (808) 536-7044 | Fax (808) 536-0919
office@hawaiibetsuin.org
hawaiibetsuin.org/
hawaii betsuin bwa website/

Jikoen Hongwanji Mission
1731 N. School St.
Honolulu, Hi 96819
Ph: (808)845-3422
jikoen1938@gmail.com (minister)
www.jikoenhongwanji.org

Moiliili Hongwanji Mission
902 University Ave.
Honolulu, Hi 96826
Ph: (808) 949-1659 | Fax:(808) 942-1154
mhm@moiliilihongwanji.org
www.moiliilihongwanji.org

Windward Buddhist Temple
268 A Kuulei Road
Kailua, Hawaii 96734
Ph:  (808) 262-4560
http://www.windwardbuddhisttemple.org
Kailua Hongwanji BWA suspended itself in December 2017.

2024 Calendar and Due Dates/Reminders

Jan 31 HU Membership Report (Units: # of active and associate) due to Federation 2nd VP Carol Valentine.  Names of 2024 HU Officers to Federation Recording Secretary Sharon Nohara
Feb 24 1st Quarter HU Board Meeting (Jikoen) & dues from Units due to HU Treasurer
Mar 2 HU Dues to HI Federation
Mar 2 HI Federation BWA Spring Rep Meeting @ Hawaii Betsuin
May 11 2nd Quarter HU Board Meeting (Moiliili)
Aug 3 3rd Quarter HU Board Meeting (Jikoen)
Aug 17 2022 Membership Conference and  Annual General Mtg.  Conference (HI Betsuin)
Oct HI Federation BWA Fall Rep Meeting – Date and Place TBA
Nov 23 4th Quarter HU  Board Meeting (Moiliili)

See also:

Officers & Directors

HUBWA officers for 2022--zoom picture

Executive Board  (2 year term 2024-2025)

Honorary Adviser Yoshiko Umitani
Imm. Past President Dorene Toma (Jikoen)
President Lois Ohta (Moiliili)
Vice President Wendie Yumori (HI Betsuin)
Secretary Donna Higashi (Moiliili)
Corres. Secretary Dianne Ida (HI Betsuin)
Treasurer Gayle Hirohata-Goto (HI Betsuin)
Auditors Dorothy Colby (Moiliili)
Judy Muramoto (Jikoen)
HI Fed. Director Lynn Nakata (Moiliili)
Minister Adviser Rev. David Fujimoto (Moiliili) as of 3-1-24

Unit Presidents (2024)

HI Betsuin Jo desMarets
Jikoen Dorene Toma
Moiliili Lynn Nakata

Unit Minister Advisers

HI Betsuin Rev. Yuika Hasebe
Jikoen Rev. Shindo Nishiyama
Moiliili Rev. Bert Sumikawa; Rev. David Fujimoto as of 3-1-24

Unit Representatives 2024 (one-year term)

HI Betsuin Cynthia Alm, Jo desMarets,  Gayle Hirohata Goto, Dianne Ida, Joy Nishida (A), Sharyn Sekine, Liane Wong,  Wendie Yumori,
Jikoen Terry Jean Arakaki, Barbara Higa, Judy Muramoto, Myrna Nishihara, Suzue Nishiyama,  Dorene Toma, Sandy Toma
Moiliili Dorothy Colby, Donna Higashi, Susan Morishige, Ann Nakata,  Lynn Nakata,  Lois Ohta, Susan Okano

United Committees

HB = Hawaii Betsuin, J = Jikoen, M = Moiliili

NominationsUnit presidents

Budget & Finance Donna Higashi (Chair, M), Gayle Hirohata-Goto (HB), Barbara Higa (J), Donna Higashi (M)
Bylaws Dorene Toma (Chair, J), Myrna Nishihara (J), Susan Morishige (M)
Dana Liane Wong (Chair, HB), Sandy Toma (J), Susan Okano (M)
Education Judy Muramoto (Chair, J), Cindy Alm (HB), Wendie Yumori (HB), Lois Toyama (J), Dorothy Colby (M)
Membership Sharyn Sekine (Chair, HB), Sharyn Sekine (HB), Dorene Toma (J), Lynn Nakata (M), Lois Ohta (M)
Public Relations Dianne Ida (Chair, HB), Jo desMarets (HB), Terry Jean Arakaki (J),  Susan Morishige (M)
Student Exchange Wendie Yumori (Chair, HB), Wendie Yumori (HB), Suzue Nishiyama (J), Ann Nakata (M)

Governing Documents

Honolulu United BWA Bylaws
web page | pdf

Honolulu United BWA Policies
web page | pdf

See Also

Honolulu United Executive Board 1981-2021