Invitation to Hybrid Sunday Service on September 25, 2022

Published September 22, 2022 by

Dear Moiliili Hongwanji Members and Friends,

I would like to invite you and your family to our Sunday Service on September 25, 2022, at 9:00 am. 


*We hold the Sunday Service in a hybrid setting. You can join us either in person or via Zoom.

  • Opening Remarks
  • Kansho (Temple Bell)
  • Meditation and Vandana & Ti-Sarana
  • Sutra Chanting: “Verses Reaffirming the Vow” (*Service Book (PDF) is available online from here.)
  • Gatha: “May Peace Prevail” 
  • Dharma Message: Mr. Dwight Matsuo
  • Reading: “Our Pledge”
  • Nembutsu 
  • Acknowledgments & Announcements

In-Person: Anyone is welcome to attend in person.

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>
  • White Way Broadcast every Saturday at KZOO Radio (AM1210) from 7:45am-8:00am: 9/24 Speaker Rev. Ai Hironaka (Lahaina Hongwanji Mission) Listen to KZOO Radio Online (Click “Listen to KZOO” on their website)
  • Archive of the White Way Radio Broadcasts 
  • 10/2 9am-1pm Moiliili Hongwanji Bazaar (No Sunday Service) 
  • 10/7 Bloom-Futaba Memorial Lecture (*attached the flyer and brochure
  • 10/9 Sunday Service Speaker Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi. Refreshments will be served after the service.
  • 10/16 Sunday Service Speaker Rev. Alan Urasaki 
  • 10/23 Fall Nembutsu Seminar with Sensei Koichi Mizushima (*attached the flyer

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 August 27th, 2022

Our guest speaker for “The White Way” Radio Broadcast of August 27th was Rev. Mieko Majima, of Kapaa Hongwanji Mission, on the topic of Hearing the Buddha. This broadcast is sponsored by Mr. Alan Yokota, in memory of his father, Mr. Warren Takeo Yokota

“The White Way” Radio Broadcast for September 3rd, 2022

Our guest speaker for “The White Way” Radio Broadcast of September 3rd was Rev. Tomo Hojo, of West Kauai Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission, on the topic of Work & Jodo Shinshu. This broadcast is sponsored by the Hirai Family, in memory of Kameji & Kume Oyamada.

“The White Way” Radio Broadcast for September 10th, 2022

Our guest speaker for “The White Way” Radio Broadcast of September 10th was Mrs. Barbara Brennan (Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin) on the topic of Gratitude. This broadcast is sponsored by Mr. Reese Morikubo, in memory of Dharma Uncle, Mr. Henry Milander.

Now through September 30: Support Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji in Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program

If you shop at Foodland and make a donation to Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, Foodland will match a portion of your gift as part of their Annual Community Matching Gifts Program, Give Aloha.

When: Now through September 30, 2022.

How to Donate:

  • Shop at Foodland or Sack N Save!
  • Show your Maika’i card to the cashier at checkout.
  • Tell the cashier our code, 79067, and the amount of your donation (up to $249).
  • Review your receipt to confirm the following appears:

Moiliili Hongwanji Mission
Your donation amount
Your Maika’i number

Thank you for your support!

10/2 Mini Bazaar

Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
invites you to a

Mini Bazaar

When: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: 902 University Ave.

Rummage Sale, Plant Sale,
Bake Sale, food items such as Chow
Funn, Chicken Katsu, Vegetable Pasta
Salad, Spam Musubi, Chirashi Sushi,
etc & games.

Parking: Temple grounds & around community
Come and check it out! Very reasonable prices!

10/7 23rd Annual Bloom-Futaba Memorial Lecture

A Gift from Rev. Dr. Alfred Bloom

Friday October 7, 2002

Meditation, Mindfulness, & Gratitude

The natural path to awakening and joy

Guest Lecturer: Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi

Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi

WHEN: Friday, October 7, 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

WHERE: Lectures will be held in-person at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Annex Temple (Google Maps) and on Zoom (register for the Zoom link)

5:30 pmRegistration
6:00 pmLecture One:
Meditation, Mindfulness, & Gratitude, Part 1
6:45 pmDiscussion & Dr. George Tanabe comments
7:00 pmBreak
7:15 pmLecture Two:
Meditation, Mindfulness, & Gratitude, Part 2
8:00 pmDiscussion & Dr. George Tanabe comments
8:30 pmClosing

Free Registration Advised:



Sponsored by the Honolulu & Oahu Hongwanji Councils and the Office of Buddhist Education

Creating Dharma Moments Together:
E KOMO MAI! “Welcome… come in!”

LET’S ALL TALK STORY. Join us for a fascinating session as we share ideas about creating Dharma experiences together to make our temples more inviting to all ages. With Rev. Koichi Mizushima and panelists Brad and Joy Nakamura, Cristina Gervais, Kieran Maesaka.

WHEN: Sunday, October 23rd

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FREE to register. Deadline: Sun. October 16
Registration Link:

Donations are welcome. Funds will be designated to Buddhist Education.

Please make donation checks payable to Honolulu Hongwanji Council. Or, use this Donation Link:

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