Temple Calendar 2019

APRIL 2019
03	6:00pm		Kiatsu/SH
07	9:30am		Hanamatsuri - 
10	7:00pm		Kyodan mtg
11	10:00am		Shinkokai
14	9:30am		Monthly Memorial svc - 
17	6:00pm		Kiatsu/SH
21	9:30am		Eshinni/Kakushinni svc - 
28	9:30am		Dharma School svc - 
29	7:00pm		Hongwanji Council mtg

MAY 2019
01	6:00pm		Kiatsu
02	9:30am		MADCC presentation
05	9:30am		Gotan e/Rev Takahashi
08	7:00pm		Kyodan mtg
09	10:00am		Shinkokai
10-11	Hnl		Board of Directors/
12	9:30am		Monthly Memorial/Mothers Day
15	6:00pm		Kiatsu
19	KHM		Fujimatsuri
24	7:00pm		WM Buddhist Cemetery cleanup
26	9:30am		Dharma School svc
28	7:00pm		Lahaina Shingon Obon Practice

June svc:  6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30cancel
Monthly Mem:     6/9?, 7/7? 
General Cleanup:   

6/4-6/6 	State Ministers’Sem/Maui
6/29		LHM Summer Rummage
August 9,10	LHM Obon
8/30-9/1	 World BWA Conv/SF0
10/19		LHM Autumn Fest
10/27		LHM 115th Anniversary









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