Invitation to Online Sunday Service on February 27, 2022

Published February 24, 2022 by

Dear Moiliili Hongwanji Members and Friends,

I would like to invite you and your family to our Sunday Service on February 27, 2022, at 9:00 am


*Due to the COVID-19 concerns, Moiliili Hongwanji will hold Sunday Services via Zoom until the end of February.

  • Kansho (Temple Bell)
  • Meditation and Vandana & Ti-Sarana
  • Sutra Chanting: “Junirai” (*Service Book (PDF) is available online from here.)
  • Gatha: “Each Day Anew”
  • Dharma Message: Dr. Warren Tamamoto (President, Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii) 
  • Reading: “Shinshu Pledge (II)”
  • Nembutsu 
  • Acknowledgments & Announcements

In-Person: Not available at this time.
Online: Please click the Zoom link* to join in the service starting at 9:00 a.m.


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:

“The White Way” Radio Broadcast for February 19th, 2022

Our speaker for “The White Way” Radio Broadcast of February 19th was Rev. Shigenori Makino, retired minister of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, on the topic Ego and Relationships. This broadcast was sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Michael Sorakubo in memory of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kazo and Koura Kouzuki.

Shinnen Enkai Screenshots

Our virtual Shinnen Enkai (New Year’s Party) was held this past Sunday. Here’s a few screenshots from the entertainment portion:

Screenshots from our online Shinnen Enkai

Thank you to everyone who helped put together the Shinnen Enkai this year!

3/19 (Sat) CBE Seminar: Shinshu at the Movies: Trapped In a Cycle

The BCA Center for Buddhist Education (CBE) is presenting an online seminar.

Topic: “Shinshu at the Movies: Trapped In a Cycle”

Examining different films from a Buddhist perspective. Scenes will illustrate different aspects of the Buddhist path as our cinematic heroes proceed along their journey, trapped in a cycle, within a self-created reality.

Speaker: Rev. Jon Turner, Orange County Buddhist Church

This is an online (Zoom) event on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 9am – 11:00 p.m. (HST).

For full event details, including registration link, please see the event posting at

3/25 and 3/26: Seminar: Dharma Through the Eyes of Youth

Buddhist Study Center Presents
2022 Spring Seminar

Dharma Through the Eyes of Youth

MARCH 25 & 26, 2022
Online via Zoom

Friday, March 25 | 7:00 – 8:30pm

  • Panel Discussion
  • Jr. YBA Youth-led activity
  • Q&A after Discussion

JR. YBA PANELISTS: Manami Alspach, Chihiro Okawa, Kana Suzuki, Jay Yokoyama, and Naho Umitani

Saturday, March 26 | 10:00 – 11:30am

Guest Speaker: Jacob Chang


  • Dharma School / New Member: Wayne Yoshioka
  • YESS Camp: Dwight Matsuo
  • Temple Leadership: Wayde Toyama


SATURDAY SPEAKERS: Jacob Chang, Wayne Yoshioka, Dwight Matsuo, and Wayde Toyama

Registration is FREE! Donations to the Buddhist Study Center are welcome. Details for how to donate are included at the following registration link:


Registration deadline: Friday, March 18, 2022

See also the event listing for this event at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii’s website.

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