Temple Calendar 2017

Oct 2017

01           9:30am                Sunday Svc
07           Hnl                        Fed BWA
08           9:30am                Monthly Memorial Svc
11           7:00pm                Kyodan mtg
14           8:00am                LHM Fall Bazaar
15           cancel                  Sunday Svc
22           cancel                  Sunday Svc
22		mhm		110th Anniv
29           cancel                  Sunday Svc
29           1:00pm                MUBWA Rep/mhm

Nov 2017

04	mhm			MUBWA Fall Assembly
05	9:30am		Monthly Mem Svc
08	7:00pm		Kyodan mtg
11	mhm			Seminar/Rev Haneda
12	9:30am		Etaikyo/Rev Umitani
19	cancel		Sunday svc
22	6:00pm		Action mtg
25	lhm			Seminar/Rev Kodani
26	lhm			Sem/Svc
27	7:00pm		Council mtg KHM/lhm

Other:
Dec 9,10	Pieper, Bishop visit Maui (service ?)
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