THE MAUI HONGWANJI Council will be sponsoring the annual Fujimatsuri (Gotan-e) or Wisteria Festival on Sunday, May 19, at Kahului Hongwanji Mission from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

GRADUATING SENIORS AND COLLEGE STUDENTS are reminded that the application for the Reverend Kunisaki Memorial Scholarship is due on Wednesday, May 1. The applicant’s parent must be a member of the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. The amounts of these scholarships range from $500 to $1,000. Application forms are available at the temple office for students who are interested in applying for these scholarships

BOY SCOUTS OF TROOP 40 will be hosting the Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12, immediately after Sunday Service. The service begins at 9:00 a.m. Scoutmaster Celeste Rabang cordially invites temple members to attend this special brunch.


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I. Introduction and Purpose

The Wailuku Hongwanji Mission’s (WHM) Board of Directors initiated the Vision 2030 project as a means of defining strategic directions which will enable WHM to successfully increase its capacity to serve as a vibrant home of Jodo Shinshu teachings. This desired outcome is consistent with the mission statement of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, which states:


The mission of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii is to share the living Teachings of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism so that all beings may enjoy lives of harmony, peace, and gratitude.


REVEREND TOSHIYUKI Umitani, Resident Minister at Mō’ili’ili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, will be the guest speaker at the Gotan-e (Shinran Shonin, our founder’s birthday) Service, which will be held on Sunday, May 12, beginning at 9 a.m.

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