“The White Way” Radio Broadcasts

Tune in to KZOO 1210AM each Saturday morning from 7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. for Moiliili Hongwanji’s “The White Way” radio broadcast of English-language dharma messages.

We keep an archive of broadcasts on this page for on-demand listening.

Japanese-language dharma talks are also available. They are broadcast on KZOO on Saturdays 7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. The Japanese-language dharma talks are produced by Hawaii Betsuin temple and are archived on the Hawaii Betsuin website.

2024

January 1 Gomonshu Ohtani and Bishop Umitani – New Years message
January 13 Dr. Warren Tamamoto – Events in Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii
January 20 Rev. Eric Matsumoto – Love of Amida Buddha
January 27 Rev. Bert Sumikawa – Being Judgemental
February 3 Mrs. Joanne Kealoha – Becoming a Buddhist
February 10 Mr. Raymond Takiue Jr – Being Buddhist
February 17 Rev. David Fujimoto – Nembutsu Moments
February 24 Rev. Thomas Okano – Being Bonbu
2023 broadcasts

2023

January 1 Bishop Eric Matsumoto
January 8 Gomonshu Ohtani and Bishop Matsumoto – New Year Message
January 14 Dr. Warren Tamamoto
January 21 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani – Perseverance
January 28 Mrs. Joanne Kealoha – Mindfulness
February 4 Rev. Bert Sumikawa – Nembutsu the name that calls
February 11 Mr. Raymond Takiue Jr – Involving the youth
February 18 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto – Mirror of ourselves
February 25 Mrs. Nancy Shimamoto – Embracing Impermanence
March 4 Rev. Thomas Okano – Bonbu
March 11 Rev. Shigenori Makino – Amida’s primal vow
March 18 Rev. Yuika Hasebe – The compassion of the Buddha
March 25 Dr. Dexter Mar – Metaphor in movie Everything everywhere all at once
April 1 Rev. Shingo Furusawa – Selfish Compassion
April 8 Mr. Alan Goto – Hanamatsuri
April 15 Rev. Sol Kalu – Compassion for the planet
April 22 Ms. Linda Nagai – The BWA
April 29 Mr. Steve Lohse – A Green Hongwanji
May 6 Bishop Tatsuya Aoki – Being a Buddhist
May 13 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama – Why we are born into this human life?
May 20 Rev. David Nakamoto – Every day is a good day
May 27 Mrs. Irene Nakamoto – BWA gathering 2023
June 3 Dr. George Tanabe
June 10 Ms. JoAnn Yosemori – Pacific Buddhist Academy
June 17 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama – Teaching of compassion
June 24 Mr. Pieper Toyama – Father’s thoughts from Book
July 1 Rev. David Fujimoto – Our legacy
July 8 Mr. Joshua Hernandez Morse
July 15 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto – Buddhism and psychology
July 22 Rev. Jeffrey Soga – Meaning of Obon
July 29 Dr. Benjamin Bruch – Four noble truths of Buddhism
August 5 Rev. Bert Sumikawa – What is Buddhism
August 12 Rev. Barbara Brennan – Living a Mindful Life
August 19 Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara – Buddhism is suffering
August 26 Rev. Shawn Yagi – Meaning of Obon
September 3 Rev. Tomo Hojo – Compassion in Buddhism
September 9 Rev. Mieko Majima – Ashoka and Buddhism
September 16 Ms. Rene Mansho – Peace Day
September 23 Rev. Daido Baba – Living with Buddhism
September 30 Rev. Ai Hironaka – Rebroadcast Meaning of Ohigan 2022
October 7 Rev. Kerry Kiyohara – The masks we wear
October 21 Rev. Shinkai Murakami – Golden Chain of Love
October 28 Mrs. Debbie Kubota – White Way Broadcast
November 4 Juliet S Kono Lee – Being Grateful
November 11 Rev. Kihara – Rebroadcast
November 18 Rev. Alan Urasaki – Peace Within
November 25 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi – Importance of Self Reflection
December 2 Rev. Joshin Kamuro – Memorial to Rev. Watanabe
December 9 Rev. Blayne Higa – Light of Enlightenment
December 16 Rev. Satoshi Tomioka – Seeing Life in a Different Light
December 23 Rev. Masanari Yamagishi – Buddhas Message is like Santa Claus
2022 broadcasts

2022

January 1 Gomonshu Ohtani & Bishop Matsumoto
January 8 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
January 15 Dr. Warren Tamamoto
January 22 Mr. Raymond Takiue Jr
January 29 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
February 5 Mrs. Nancy Shimamoto
February 12 Rev. Thomas Okano – Impermanence
February 19 Rev. Shigenori Makino – Ego and Relationships
February 26 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto – Basic Needs of Nembutsu Life
March 5 Ms. Linda Nagai – Building Better Sanghas
March 12 Rev. Toyokazu Hagio – Antidote of Nembutsu
March 19 Dr. Dexter Mar – Persistence
March 26 Rev. Shingo Furusawa – A Wish for Peace
April 2 Rev. Yuika Hasebe – Story of Gen
April 9 Rev. Sol Kalu – The Four Noble Truths
April 16 Mr. Alan Goto – Reminicences of a Covid Year
April 23 Rev. Daido Baba – Meaning of Pure Land in our Life
April 30 Bishop Tatsuya Aoki – Interdependence
May 7 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama – Why we are born in this human life
May 14 Rev. David Nakamoto – Where the Buddha Resides
May 21 Mrs. Irene Nakamoto – Life is like the Lotus
May 28 Ms. JoAnn Yosemori – PBA and the six parametas
June 4 Dr. George Tanabe
June 11 Rev. Shawn Yagi – Living the Buddhist Dharma
June 18 Rev. David Fujimoto – Five forms of growth out of suffering
June 25 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama – Attitude of gratitude
July 9 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto – Five minute meditation
July 16 Rev. Jeffrey Soga
July 23 Dr. Benjamin Bruch
August 6 Mr. Pieper Toyama – Listening to Namo Amida butsu
August 13 Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara – 3 Poisons
August 20 Ms. Rene Mansho – Peace Day
August 27 Rev. Mieko Majima – Hearing the Buddha
September 3 Rev. Tomo Hojo – Work & Jodo Shinshu
September 10 Mrs. Barbara Brennan – Gratitude
September 17 Rev. Richard Tennes – Peace Day rebroadcast
October 1 Rev. Kerry Kiyohara – Meaning of compassion
October 8 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
October 15 Rev. Shinkai Murakami
October 22 Mrs. Debbie Kubota – Buddhist Education
November 5 Mr. Blayne Nakasone – Becoming a minister
November 12 Rev. Alan Urasaki – Meaning of Etaikyo
November 19 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi – Gratitude
November 26 Rev. Joshin Kamuro – Living the Nembutsu Life
December 3 Rev. Blayne Higa – Lighting the Darkness
December 10 Ms. Charlene Kihara – Journey to becoming a priest
December 17 Rev. Shinji Kawagoe – Impermanence of Life
December 24 Rev. Satoshi Tomioka – Connections in life
2016 broadcasts

2016

January 2 Gomonshu & Bishop Eric Matsumoto
January 9 Mr. Pieper Toyama
January 16 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
January 23 Rev. Blayne Higa
January 30 Rev. Jay Okamoto
February 6 Rev. Toyokazu Hagio
February 13 Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani
February 20 Mrs. Nancy Shimamoto
February 27 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
March 5 Mrs. Juliet Lee (rebroadcast of 3/7/15)
March 12 Rev. Shigenori Makino
March 19 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
March 26 Rev. Shigeaki Fujitani
April 2 Rev. Yuika Hasebe
April 9 Rev. Joshin Kamuro
April 16 Rev. David Fujimoto
April 23 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto
April 30 Mr. Ernest Morikubo
May 7 Rev. David Nakamoto
May 14 Mrs. Irene Nakamoto
May 21 Rev. Shinji Kawagoe
May 28 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
June 4 Rev. Richard Tennes
June 11 Rev. Mieko Majima
June 18 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi
June 25 Rev. Thomas Okano
July 2 Rev. Satoshi Tomioka
July 9 Mr. Joshua Hernandez Morse
July 16 Rev. Alan Urasaki
July 23 Mr. Dexter Mar
July 30 Mr. Kerry Kiyohara
August 6 Dr. George Tanabe
August 13 Rev. Jan Youth
August 20 Mr. Alan Goto (rebroadcast of 8/22/15)
August 27 Ms. Charlene Kihara
September 3 Rev. Bryan Siebuhr
September 10 Rev. Kosho Yagi
September 17 Rev. Sherman Thompson
September 24 Mrs. Juliet Lee
October 1 Ms. Jamie Itokazu
October 8 Rev. Shingo Furusawa
October 15 Rev. Bert Sumikawa (rebroadcast of 10/18/14)
October 22 Rev. Tomo Hojo
October 29 Rev. Daido Baba
November 5 Rev. Shinkai Murakami
November 12 Dr. Jay Sakashita
November 19 Mrs. Rose Nakamura
November 26 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama (rebroadcast of 11/28/15)
December 3 Mr. Joel Merchant (rebroadcast of 12/19/15)
December 10 Dr. Rosalie Tatsuguchi
December 17 Mr. Raymond Takiue
December 24 Rev. Richard Tennes (rebroadcast of 06/07/14)
December 31 Mrs. Barbara Brennan
2015 broadcasts

2015

January 3 Bishop Eric Matsumoto & Gomonshu Ohtani
January 10 Mr. Pieper Toyama
January 17 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
January 24 Rev. Blayne Higa
January 31 Mr. Joshua Hernandez Morse
February 7 Rev. Toyokazu Hagio
February 14 Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani
February 21 Mrs. Nancy Shimamoto
February 28 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
March 7 Juliet Lee
March 14 Rev. Shigenori Makino
March 21 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
March 28 Rev. Shigeaki Fujitani
April 4 Rev. Yuika Hasebe
April 11 Mr. Joel Determan
April 18 Rev. David Fujimoto
April 25 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto
May 2 Ernie Morikubo
May 9 Rev. David Nakamoto
May 16 Rev. Irene Nakamoto
May 23 Rev. Shinji Kawagoe
May 30 Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki
June 6 Rev. Richard Tennes
June 13 Rev. Mieko Majima
June 20 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi
June 27 Rev. Thomas Okano
July 4 Rev. Satoshi Tomioka
July 11 Rev. Jay Okamoto
July 18 Rev. Alan Urasaki
July 25 Mr. Dexter Mar
August 1 Mr. Kerry Kiyohara
August 8 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
August 15 Rev. Jan Youth
August 22 Mr. Alan Goto
August 29 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
September 5 Rev. Bryan Siebuhr
September 12 Rev. Kosho Yagi
September 19 Mrs. Mimy Kiyohara
September 26 Rev. Sandra Hiramatsu
October 3 Ms. Jamie Itokazu
October 10 Rev. Shingo Furusawa
October 17 Rev. Bert Sumikawa (rebroadcast of 10/18/14)
October 24 Rev. Tomo Hojo
October 31 Rev. Daido Baba
November 7 Rev. Shinkai Murakami
November 14 Rev. Blayne Higa
November 21 Mr. Raymond Takiue
November 28 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama
December 5 Dr. Jay Sakashita
December 12 Mrs. Rose Nakamura
December 19 Mr. Joel Merchant
December 26 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
2014 broadcasts

2014

January 4 Bishop Eric Matsumoto
January 11 Mr. Alton Miyamoto
January 18 Rev. Earl Ikeda
January 25 Rev. Blayne Higa
February 1 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
February 8 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
February 15 Mr. Robert Cody
February 22 Mrs. Nancy Shimamoto
March 1 Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani
March 8 Rev. Thomas Okano
March 15 Rev. Shigenori Makino
March 22 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
March 29 Rev. Shigeaki Fujitani
April 5 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
April 12 Rev. Tomo Hojo
April 19 Rev. David Fujimoto
April 26 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto
May 3 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama
May 10 Rev. David Nakamoto
May 17 Rev. Irene Nakamoto
May 24 Rev. Shinji Kawagoe
May 31 Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki
June 7 Rev. Richard Tennes
June 14 Rev. Kumika Soga
June 21 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi
June 28 Mrs. Juliet Lee
July 5 Rev. Satoshi Tomioka
July 12 Rev. Jay Okamoto
July 19 Rev. Alan Urasaki
July 26 Rev. Shingo Furusawa
August 2 Bishop Eric Matsumoto
August 9 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
August 16 Rev. Jan Youth
August 23 Mr. Alan Goto
August 30 Mr. Pieper Toyama
September 6 Rev. David Fujimoto
September 13 Rev. Kosho Yagi
September 20 Mr. Ernest Morikubo
September 27 Rev. Marvin Harada
October 4 Rev. Kojun Hashimoto
October 11 Mr. Dana Kohut
October 18 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
October 25 Rev. Tomo Hojo
November 1 Rev. Richard Tennes (re-broadcast of 06/07/14)
November 8 Rev. Sol Kalu (re-broadcast of 08/10/13)
November 15 Rev. Blayne Higa
November 22 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
November 29 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama
December 6 Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki
December 13 Reverend Siebuhr
December 20 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama (re-broadcast of 12/21/13)
December 27 Rev. Earl Ikeda
2012 broadcasts

2012

January 1 New Years’ Day Service
January 7 Bishop Eric Matsumoto
January 14 Rev. Earl Ikeda
January 21 Alton Miyamoto
January 28 Rev. Yuika Hasebe
February 4 Rev. Shigenori Makino
February 11 Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani
February 18 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
February 25 Rev. Shigeaki Fujitani
March 3 Rev. David Fujimoto
March 10 Ernest Morikubo
March 17 Rev. Kazunori Takahashi
March 24 Rev. Jan Youth
March 31 Pieper Toyama
April 7 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
April 14 Rev. Tomo Hojo
April 21 Lily Horio
April 28 Rev. Bruce Nakamura
May 5 Rev. Mary David
May 12 Rev. David Nakamoto
May 19 Irene Nakamoto
May 26 Rev. Earl Ikeda
June 2 Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
June 9 Rev. Richard Tennes
June 16 Kathi Takakuwa
June 23 Rev. Thomas Okano
June 30 Rev. Jan Youth
July 7 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama
July 14 Rev. Jay Okamoto
July 21 Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani
July 28 Rev. Tomo Hojo
August 4 Bishop Eric Matsumoto
August 11 Rev. Toshikazu Arai
August 18 Rev. Shigeaki Fujitani
August 25 Alan Goto
September 1 Rev. Toshiyuki Umitani
September 8 Rev. David Fujimoto
September 15 Juliet Lee
September 22 Rev. Furusawa (in Japanese – no English available)
September 29 Rev. Richard Tennes
October 6 Rev. Bruce Nakamura
October 13 Rev. Bert Sumikawa
October 20 Rev. Shinkai Murakami
October 27 Rev. Yuika Hasebe
November 3 Rev. Hashimoto
November 10 Blayne Higa
November 17 Rev. Shoji Matsumoto
November 24 Rev. Earl Ikeda
December 1 Rev. Mariko Nishiyama
December 8 Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki
December 15 Mr. Mel Hayase
December 22 Rev. Shindo Nishiyama
December 29 Rev. Alan Urasaki