Invitation to Online Sunday Service on October 24, 2021

Published October 22, 2021 by

Dear Moiliili Hongwanji Members and Friends,

I would like to invite you and your family to our Sunday Service on October 24, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.   


Due to the new COVID-19 related restrictions, Moiliili Hongwanji will hold Sunday Services via Zoom only until further notice.

  • Sutra Chanting: “Junirai” (*Service Book (PDF) is available online from here.)
  • Gatha: “Amida’s Land” 
  • Dharma Message: Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
  • Reading: “Homages”

In-Person: Not available at this time.

Online: Please click the Zoom link* to join in the service starting at 9:00 a.m.


  • Feel free to invite your family and friends to our Sunday Service. Your donation is greatly appreciated.  <Donate Now>
  • 10/31 Sunday Service: Speaker Mrs. Karen Murakami.  *Please join us virtually with a crazy hair, make-up or costume for a Halloween fun day!
  • 11/7 BWA Hoonko Service: Guest Speaker Mrs. Kumika Soga (Waipahu Hongwanji) 
  • The White Way Radio Broadcasts
  • Moiliili Hongwanji Market Place 
  • Kalua Pork curbside pick-up after 10/24 Sunday Service from 10am-12pm.

In Gassho,

Toshiyuki Umitani
Resident Minister, Moiliili Hongwanji Mission 

*The Sunday Service Zoom link remains the same each week. To receive the Sunday Service Zoom link, please contact the office, or subscribe to our Weekly Email of announcements from our home page.

Additional announcements:

Oct 30 (Sat): BCA BCE Online Lecture and Discussion: “The Three Poisons in our Life”

Date: Saturday, October 30
Time: 8:00 a.m. HST.
Registration (Free) is required. Donations are welcome.

The Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) Center for Buddhist Education (BCE) is presenting an online lecture and discussion: “The Three Poisons in our Life” — A Shin Buddhist approach to dealing with the three poisons. The lecture and discussion is by Rev. Marvin Harada, Bishop, Buddhist Churches of America.

Please go to the following link for registration and full event details:

You can see their full list of upcoming events at the following link:

Nov 6 (Sat): 2021 Fall Nembutsu Seminar | Honolulu & Oahu Hongwanji Councils and the Office of Buddhist Education

Saturday, November 6th, 2021, 9 – 11 a.m. HST
Online (Zoom) · Free Registration

Registration Deadline: Sat. October 30

Mindfulness in Today’s World

with Rev. Matt Hamasaki
Buddhist Church of Sacramento

Featuring current topics
· Stop Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate
· Black Lives Matter
from the speaker’s perspective and a Buddhist perspective

Donations are welcome and will be used to help support the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation, The Popolo Project, and the Stop Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Hate organization.

For registration link and full event details, see the event listing at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii website:

This event is jointly sponsored by the Honolulu and Oahu Districts and the Office of Buddhist Education.

Nov 13 (Sat) HHMH HDMA Buddhist Class: “Learning from the Shoshinge”

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii (HHMH) Hawaii District Ministers Association (HDMA) is presenting an online class on Saturday, November 13th, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. HST.

Learning from the Shoshinge

with guest speaker
Rimban Kazunori Takahashi
Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin

Registration is free. Once registered, you will be sent a Zoom link.

Click to register: (Google Forms)

See the HDMA Seminar Series flyer for additional information about their seminar series:

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