BWA News June 2024

BWA members’ participation in various activities for the month of May:

1. Gotan-e and Mother’s Day on May 12th. Members who attended the service were provided with a long stem rose and a very special lunch. Members enjoyed their lunch during our BWA general membership meeting.
2. Origami demonstration for “Kodomo no tame ni” event with other BWA units on May 18th at Queen Kaahumanu Center.
3. Fujimatsuri on May 19th at Makawao Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.
4. Making Ti Leaf lei for Memorial Day.
5. Chow fun preparation on May 24th for Maui Matsuri (May 25th) at UHMC.
6. BWA members continue to prepare and deliver Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches to “A Cup of Cold Water” on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Starting in July, we will increase our donation amount from 80 to 100 sandwiches, twice monthly.

A friendly reminder that membership dues for 2024 can be dropped off at the church office or mailed to Sandy Matsuda at P.O. Box 454, Wailuku, HI 96793. Dues are $25.00 for members below the age of 85 years old and $10.00 for members who are 85 years and older.

Happy Birthday to BWA members born in June: Carrie Fukuoka, Sharon Higa, Catherine Ikeuchi, Kyla Manley, Shizuko Mori and Linda Unemori


2 lbs. Seedless Green Grapes
2 lbs. Seedless Red Grapes
1 package 8 oz. Cream Cheese (softened)
1 cup Sour Cream,
1/3 cup Sugar
2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
3 tbsp. chopped Pecans or Walnuts

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until smooth and blended. Add grapes and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
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