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Announcements:

  • Please join us on Saturday, November
    11 at 8:30 a.m. for a special bell ringing as Kahului Hongwanji
    joins together with many churches throughout Hawaii in celebrating
    the memory of Her Majesty Queen Liliʻuokalani upon the 100th
    Anniversary of her passing. According to Bishop Eric Matsumoto,
    who has requested Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii temples to
    participate, Her Majesty Queen Liliʻuokalani “kindly graced us
    (HHMH) with her presence in 1901 as she attended the Gotan-E
    Service with Mary Foster at the invitation of Bishop Yemyo
    Imamura. Her attending Gotan-E Service at the Fort Street Temple
    [in Honolulu] had enormous impact on our future (at that time). It
    was a challenging time for Buddhists back in the early 1900’s, but
    Her attendance made headlines in newspapers around the world
    and thus Hawaii Buddhists were highly encouraged and inspired by
    her gesture of support of attending a Buddhist service. Thus, in
    gratitude, may I ask that, if at all possible, your temple bell/kansho
    (or any other bell) be rung on November 11, 2017, at 8:30 a,m. in
    her honor.” Please join us that morning at KHM for a brief ceremony
    and bell ringing.
  • Kahului Hongwanji’s Winter Fest – Delightful Treasures
    Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
    The “KHM Winter Fest – Delightful Treasures” will
    feature handcrafted items, baked goods, prepared food for
    on-site consumption and takeout, collectibles and gently
    used household goods and warm clothing.
     Flu shots by Walgreens will be available.
     Crafters are encouraged to join the event and all items
    handcrafted in Hawaii are welcome. Contact the KHM office
    at 871-4732 for information.
    Please call the temple office if you have any questions.

Dates to Remember

  • Nov 4 MUBWA Fall General Assembly at Makawao Hongwanji Mission
  • Nov 10-12 Maui District Nembutsu Seminar at Makawao Hongwanji Mission
  • Nov 11 Bell ringing at KHM to honor Queen Liliʻuokalani

Sunday Service Responsibilities

  • Nov 5 Coffee Hour Sunday
  • Nov 12 No Family Service at KHM
    (Maui District Nembutsu Seminar at MHM)
  • Nov 19 Kyodan
  • Nov 26 Dharma School/Jr. YBA – Eitaikyo & Family Gratitude Service

Hosha

Hosha means to give or help as an expression of one’s gratitude.  In the spirit of hosha, let’s all come together to work at keeping the temple and facilities in tip-top shape.

  • Saturday, November 11, 7:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 25, 7:30 a.m., no window cleaning

Reminders

(please see calendar for exceptions):

  • Join us Sundays at 8:15 for a 25-minute quiet sitting meditation preceding the Family Service.
  • Each 4th Sunday Family Service includes a special remembrance for departed loved ones.
  • Chanting, dharma discussion & coffee: Mondays 8:30-10 a.m., KHM temple.
  • Ko Group Dharma discussions: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-noon.
  • Sing & Strum Along with Patsy: Fridays, 8:30 a.m., KHM Lumbini Hall.
  • Tai-Chi: Mondays & Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.

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