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Wahiawa HOngwanji Mission

Practice Gratitude

Every Sunday at 9AM

We have started in-person services!

Please join us!

2023 Eitaikyo Memorial 

November 12th @ 9am

"November is the month that we annually observe Eitaikyo, one of our six Major Services of the year. It is an important service dedicated in memory of past generations of deceased loved ones. The general sentiment is one of acknowledgement and appreciation. "  Bishop Eric Hashimoto in 2020

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Tips for Practicing Gratitude

New to Buddhism?




Maui Nembutsu Seminar


Rev. Bob Oshita

Explaining Buddhism to a Nine-year Old

All are welcome and encouraged to participate in our temple's main service - 

Sundays from 9:00AM-10:00AM

Each service has chanting, meditation, and Dharma message (~20 minute talk about Shin Buddhist teachings)

Sensei Hashimoto

Come Listen to My Dharma Talk >

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."

- Shakyamuni Buddha

Gratitude Tips

The Path to Gratitude

"We don’t practice to achieve anything—not enlightenment, good karma, a favorable rebirth, or material rewards. We practice simply to give thanks for what we have received." This is a quote from an excellent summary article of Jodo-shinshu Buddhism by Jeff Wilson

Obon Celebration

Yearly summer celebration to remember those who have gone before us and be grateful for those we have now.

Meet Wahiawa's Shin Buddhist Team

Rod Moriyama

Temple President, 

Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission 

Rev. Kojun Hashimoto

Religious Leader, 

Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission

Dale Shimaura

Vice President, Membership & Outreach, Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission

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