Temple Calendar 2020

FEBRUARY  2020
13	10:00am		Shinkokai
16	9:30am		Sunday service
18				Hanamatsuri meeting/Shingon
22	8:00am		LHM Mini Bazaar
23	cancel		Sunday service
23	1:00pm		BWA Conference meeting/khm

MARCH 2020
01	9:30am		Sunday svc
01	10:30am		Board meeting
5-7 	Rev			BSC Ryukoku Sem
07	HNL			BWA Federation mtg
08	9:30am		Ohigan/Rev Umitani
08	1:00pm		VIDSTA mtg/khm
12	10:00am		Shinkokai
15	9:30am		Monthly Memorial svc
22	9:30am		DS svc
22	1:00pm		MUBWA Representative mtg
29	cancel		Sunday svc

April svc:   4/5 Hanamatsuri, 4/12 cancel, 4/19 Mem, 4/26 Eshinni
Monthly Mem:    4/19, ?May, ?June, ?July

4/18	tba	MUBWA Spring Asmb, whm
4/11	LHM	Spring Bazaar (ticket sale)
4/5	Hanamatsuri (shingon)
5/17	Fujimatsuri, mhm
June – Kamehameha Day Parade
6/20	LHM Summer Mini Bazaar
8/7,8/8    LHM OBON 
10/24	LHM Autum Mini Bazaar
9/10-12,2021 – Lay Conv (Maui/lhm)
2022 – BWA State Conf (Maui/khm)
2023 – BWA World Conv (May, Japan)
 


Please call Lahaina Hongwanji for more information (808) 661-0640






Services
•  REGULAR SUNDAY SERVICES: Sunday services are scheduled the first four weeks of the month, unless
    cancelled and announced in the monthly newsletter. Service begins at 9:30 a.m. Duration of service
    is approximately one hour.

•  MONTHLY MEMORIAL SERVICES:  One Sunday each month will be designated as a time when families
   and friends of the deceased will have the opportunity to observe the passing of a loved one who
   passed away in that particular month.  Instead of a "public" family service, families observing
   "special memorial anniversaries" are encouraged to arrange for a private home or temple service
   with the resident minister.

•  ANNUAL EVENTS and OBSERVANCES:   (See calendar for dates)

January•	New Year’s Eve Service (Dec. 31st … Jan. 1st)
•	New Year’s Party and Installation of Kyodan officers & Buddhist Women’s Association (Fujinkai)
	officers and General Membership meeting
•	HOONKO SERVICE, 3rd Sunday (memorial honoring Shinran Shonin)
•	Monthly Memorial Service - as scheduled.
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

February
•	Honpa Hongwanji State Legislative Assembly (Giseikai)
•	Monthly Memorial Service, as scheduled.
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

March
•	SPRING OHIGAN SERVICE (annual celebration of spring equinox)
•	Annual Bazaar
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

April
•	HANAMATSURI SERVICE, 1st Sunday. (commemorates birth of Shakyamuni Buddha)
•	BWA’s ESHINNI/KAKUSHINNI DAY SERVICE  (in honor of wife & daughter of Shinran)
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

May
•	GOTAN-E SERVICE, 1st Sunday  (commemorates birth of Shinran Shonin)
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

June
•	Mid-year Temple Cleanup and Omigaki (polishing of brass religious articles)
•	Annual Obon Service and Festival, 2 nights.  (sometimes in July or August, contingent on schedule
	rotation with Maui Buddhist temples)
•	HATSUBON coincides with Obon (1st obon following death of a family member)
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

July
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

August
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

September
•	AUTUMN OHIGAN SERVICE  (annual celebration of autumn equinox)
.	Monthly Memorial Service
•	PEACE DAY OBSERVANCE  - as scheduled (September 21)
•	Shinkokai Service – 2nd Thursday

October
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai – 2nd Thursday

November
•	EITAIKYO (Sangha Memorial) SERVICE, 4th Sunday (to honor those in whose memory special donations
	were made to the Eitaikyo fund, the purpose of which is to ensure perpetuation of the temple)
•	Annual visitations to hospital, Hale Makua, etc.
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service - 2nd Thursday

December
•	BODHI DAY SERVICE, 1st Sunday (to celebrate the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha)
•	BWA (Fujinkai) Memorial  (for BWA members who passed away during the year)
•	Year-end Cleanup and Omigaki

OTHER AVAILABLE SERVICES (officiated by Resident Minister)
    Columbarium (Nokotsudo)
    Funeral Services
    Home & Hospital visitations
    Infant’s Initiatory Rites
    Memorial Services
   Weddings