Temple Calendar 2017


JULY 2017

01	8:00pm		Lahaina Jodo Obon
02	9:30am		Sunday svc
09	9:30am		Monthly Mem svc
12	7:00pm		Kyodan mtg
13	6:00pm		WM Cemetery Bon svc
16	9:30am		Sunday svc
17	7:00pm		BSC Seminar at KHM
23	9:30am		Sunday svc
30	cancel		Sunday svc
30	7:00am		LHM Workday

AUG 2017

01		7:00pm		LHM Obon Practice
06		7:00am		LHM Obon Setup
06		Cancel		Sunday svc
08		7:00pm		LHM Obon Practice
11,12	6:00pm		LHM Hatsubon Svc
11,12	7:30pm		LHM Obon Dance
13		7:00am		Obon Cleanup
13		cancel		Sunday svc
20		cancel		Sunday svc
27		8:30am		VIDSTA Kickoff Picnic/Jodo
28		7:00pm		Maui Hong Council mtg/whm

Mem Svc:       9/3 (aug/sep), 10/8, 11/5 ,12/10 
	
Other   2017:
…….		LHM Hospital Visitation
…….		LHM Seminar(whm/mar, mhm/nov)
Sep 6,7		Gomonshu visit(9/6 11-2)
Sep 8-10		Lay Conv/oahu
Oct 7		Fed BWA
Oct 29		MUBWA Rep (1p, M)
Oct 14 		LHM Fall Bazaar
Nov 4 		MUBWA Fall Asmb
Nov 11		MHM Seminar/Haneda
2018…..		LHM NY Party/Installation
2018…..		LHM Spring Bazaar



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 – as scheduled.

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

March
•	SPRING OHIGAN SERVICE (annual celebration of spring equinox)
•	Annual Bazaar
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

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 – as scheduled.

May
•	GOTAN-E SERVICE, 1st Sunday  (commemorates birth of Shinran Shonin)
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

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 – as scheduled.

July
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

August
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai Service – as scheduled.

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

October
•	Monthly Memorial Service
•	Shinkokai – as scheduled.

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 - as scheduled.

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