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>> Buddhist lecture: Professor Tomoe Moriya of Hannan University in Osaka, Japan, will deliver a lecture, “Revisiting Yemyo Imamura’s Discourses on Religious Diversity,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the annex temple at the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. The lecture is part of the 100th-anniversary celebration of the temple, which is the headquarters of the Hongwanji mission. Suggested donation: $10. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 536-7044.

>> Korean cultural presentation: The Milun Interfaith Ministry of Unity Church of Hawaii presents Anna Hyun and over 20 of her performers for an evening of Korean songs, dances and commentary on the interplay of shamanism and Buddhism, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at 3608 Diamond Head Circle. The program is free but donations will be accepted. Call Saleem Ahmed at 395-5329.

>> Oahu Jewish Ohana: Rabbi Miriam Burg and cantorial soloist Debra Winter will lead a Kol Nidre service at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Yom Kippur services at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Moiliili Hongwanji, 902 University Ave. Email oahujewishohana@gmail.com.

>> Sof Ma’arav: Kol Nidre services for Congregation Sof Ma’arav will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at 2500 Pali Hwy. Yom Kippur services will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a potluck. Call 595-3678 or email sandrazarmstrong@gmail.com for information.

>> Temple Emanu-El: Howard Wolff joins Rabbi Ken Aronowitz and a choir for a Kol Nidre service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (once the chanting begins, there will be no seating until it is concluded). Yom Kippur services begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday and are followed by afternoon study sessions at 1 and 3 p.m., Yizkor memorial service at 5 p.m., Neilah service with shofar blowing at 6 p.m. and a break-the-fast meal. Temple Emanu-El is at 2550 Pali Highway. Register for child care at shaloha.com/5779 or call 595-7521.

>> Chabad of Hawaii: Chabad of Hawaii is holding its Yom Kippur services at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. They start with a Kol Nidre service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and continue Wednesday with a children’s program at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., a Yizkor memorial at 1 p.m., a Mincha service at 4:45 p.m., a Neilah service at 5:45 p.m. and a break-the-fast meal at 7 p.m. Visit chabadofhawaii.com or call 735-8161.

>> Peace Day: The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii’s eighth annual interfaith Peace Day celebration is 6:30 p.m. Friday at 1727 Pali Highway. It will feature hula, taiko drumming, speakers from diverse religious backgrounds and a presentation on the Ho‘ola ‘Aina Youth Food Sovereignty Congress. This year’s theme is “Cultivating Peace.” The event is co-sponsored by the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Pacific Buddhist Academy and Interfaith Alliance Hawaii. Free. Visit hongwanjihawaii.com.


Send announcements to Star-Advertiser religion writer Pat Gee at pgee@staradvertiser.com.


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