Invitation to Hybrid Sunday Service on November 13, 2022: MOILIILI HONGWANJI EITAIKYO SERVICE with Dharma message by Rev. Ai Hironaka (Lahaina Hongwanji Mission)

Published November 12, 2022 by

Dear Moiliili Hongwanji Members and Friends,

I hope this email finds you well within the Compassionate Light of Amida Buddha. I would like to invite you and your family to our Sunday Service on November 13, 2022, at 9:00 am. 


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

Monthly Remembrance – Please contact the office if you’d like to honor your loved ones who passed away in the month of November. 

  • Opening Remarks
  • “America the Beauty” by the Happy Strummers
  • Kansho (Temple Bell)
  • Offering of Lights and Flowers 
  • Vandana & Ti-Sarana
  • Remembrance
  • Sutra Chanting: “Twelve Homages” (*Service Book (PDF) is available online from here.)
  • Gatha: “Namo Amida Butsu” 
  • Dharma Message: Rev. Ai Hironaka (Lahaina Hongwanji Mission) 
  • Gatha: “Living Gratefully” 
  • Reading: “Shinshu Pledge (I)”
  • Nembutsu 
  • Recognition of Veterans
  • Acknowledgments & Announcements

In-Person: Anyone is welcome to attend in person. Refreshments after the Service.

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>
  • Request for Altar Flowers: We are always in need of flowers for our Temple and Columbarium altars. If you have flowers that are long-lasting or tall greens to share, please bring them to the temple by 4:30 pm on Thursdays or by 8:00 am on Fridays. Ginger and heliconia are good examples. Thank you for your help.
  • November 20 – Regular Sunday Service: Speaker Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani 
  • November 27 – Regular Sunday Service: Speaker Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani (Temple annual clean-up is postponed to 2023 Spring) 
  • White Way Broadcast every Saturday at KZOO Radio (AM1210) from 7:45am-8:00am Listen to KZOO Radio Online (Click “Listen to KZOO” on their website) – 11/12 Speaker: Rev. Alan Urasaki (Former Supervisory Chaplain at Federal Detention Center)
  • Archive of the White Way Radio Broadcasts 
  • Dharma School Dana Food Drive: Donations will be sent to the Hawaii Foodbank.  Please drop off at the temple office by 12/20.  
  • 11/18 – Kauai District Online Nembutsu Seminar “A look at Shinran Shonin’s Life and Thought” with Rev. Dr. Miyaji Takashi (Flyer attached
  • 11/19-20 – Maui District Online Nembutsu Seminar “Change or Die” with Rev. Bob Oshita (Flyer attached
  • 12/4 9:30am – Hawaii Buddhist Council Bodhi Day Service at Jodo Mission of Hawaii.  Speaker Roshi Michael Kieran of Palolo Zen Center.  Hybrid Service.
  • 12/10 – Online Seminar “Never Alone: Shin Buddhism and End-of-Life Care” by Rev. Tatsuo Muneto (Flyer attached)

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.

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