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Obon Calendar 2014


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LAST UPDATED: 01:42 p.m. HST, Jul 24, 2014


The summer Obon season is nearly here, honoring the Buddhist tradition of commemorating family ancestors, who are said to return to this world to visit relatives. Here is a list of festivities across the state.

OAHU

Hawaii's Plantation Village: 6 to 10 p.m. June 14, 94-695 Waipahu St.; Buddhist Sangwa ceremony begins 4 p.m. and food booths open 5 p.m. Call 677-0110.

Ewa Hongwanji: 7 to 10 p.m. June 21, 91-1133 Renton Road; food booths open 5:30 p.m. Call 677-4221.

Wahiawa Hongwanji: 6:30 p.m. June 27 and 28, 1067 California Ave. Call 622-4320 or email office@wahiawahongwanji.org.

Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 27 and 28, 1727 Pali Highway, with taiko performances at 6 p.m., services at 6:15 p.m., food booths and used Asian goods for sale. Call 536-7044 or email hibetsuin@hawaii.rr.com.

Moiliili Hongwanji Mission: 6 to 10:30 p.m. July 4 and 5 (Summer Festival begins 5 p.m. July 5), old Varsity Theatre parking lot, 1100 University Ave. Call 949-1659 or visit www.moiliilihongwanji.org.

Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji: 6:30 to 10 p.m. July 5, 45-520 Keaahala Road. Food booths open 5:30 p.m., service at 6 p.m. Call 247-2661.

Shirokiya: 1 to 4 p.m. July 6, Ala Moana Center, mall level. A miniature bon dance, demonstration and lesson, with food booths, entertainment by Taiko Center of the Pacific and bamboo wishing trees. Call 218-5546.

Waipahu Hongwanji: 7 p.m. July 11 and 12, 94-821 Kuhaulua St.; food booths open at 6 both nights. Service on July 12 at 6 p.m. Call 677-4221.

Koboji Shingon Mission: 7 to 10:30 p.m. July 11 and 12, 1223-B N. School St.; food and bazaar begin 5 p.m. Additional parking at Damien Memorial High School. Call 841-7033.

Shinshu Kyokai Mission: 7 to 10:30 p.m. July 11 and 12, 1631 S. Beretania St.; services at 6:30 both nights. Call 973-0150 or visit shinshukyokai.org.

Haleiwa Shingon Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 11 and 12, 66-469 Paalaa Road; services at 6 both nights. Call 637-4423.

Jikoen Hongwanji Mission: 6 p.m. July 18 and 5:30 p.m. July 19, 1731 N. School St.; food booths open 5 p.m. both nights. Additional parking at Kapalama Elementary School. Call 845-3422.

Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Church of Hawaii: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 18 and 19, 2280 Auhuhu St., Pearl City; food booths open 6 p.m. Call 455-3212.

Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission: 7 p.m. July 18 and 19, 164 California Ave.; food booths open 6 p.m. with taiko performances at 6:30 and 8 both nights and Okinawan dancing July 19 at 8:15 p.m. Call 622-1429.

Haleiwa Jodo Mission: 8 p.m. July 18 and 19, 66-279-A Haleiwa Road, with services at 6:30 both nights. Floating lantern ceremony, 9:30 p.m. July 19. Call 637-4382.

Waianae Hongwanji: 6:30 p.m. July 19, 85-762 Old Government Road; food booths open 5:30 p.m. Call 677-4221.

Higashi Hongwanji Betsuin: 7 p.m. July 25 and 26, 1685 Alaneo St. Food booths open 6 p.m., with services at 6:30 both nights. Call 531-9088.

Kailua Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 26, 268-A Kuulei Road; food booths open 6 p.m. Call 262-4560.

Koganji Temple: 5:15 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 2869 Oahu Ave., Manoa. Food booths and Country Store open 5:30 p.m., with taiko performances at 8:30 both nights. There will also be a children's lantern parade 5:15 p.m. Aug. 1. Call 988-4905 or visit koganjitemple.org.

Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji: 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 94-413 Waipahu St.; food booths open 6 p.m. with a taiko performance at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and Okinawan dancing at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Call 671-3103.

Palolo Hongwanji: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 1641 Palolo Ave.; services at 7 both nights. Call 732-1491.

Waialua Hongwanji: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 67-313 Kealohanui St.; service at 6 p.m. Call 637-4395.

Pearl City Hongwanji Mission: 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 858 2nd St.; food booths and country store open at 5:30 p.m. Call 455-1680.

Soto Mission of Aiea: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 99-045 Kauhale St.; food booths open 5:30 and taiko performances begin 6:30 both nights. There will also be an Okinawan bon dance at 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Call 488-6794.

Shingon Shu Hawaii: 7 to 11 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 915 Sheridan St., with food, games and a keiki interactive tent beginning 6:30 p.m. Call 941-5663.

Jodo Mission of Hawaii: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16, 1429 Makiki St.; food booths open 5 p.m. Call 949-3995.

Mililani Hongwanji: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16, 95-257 Kaloapau St. Craft fair begins 5 p.m., followed by food booths at 6 both nights, with a lantern parade at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 15. Call 625-0925 or visit mililanihongwanji.org.

Soto Mission of Hawaii: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16, 1708 Nuuanu Ave. Call 537-9409.

Nichiren Mission of Hawaii: 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23, 33 Pulelehua Way, Nuuanu; food booths open 5 p.m. Additional parking at Nuuanu Elementary School, Daijingu Temple and Tenrikyo Mission, with free shuttle service 4:30 to 10 p.m. Call 595-3517.

Kapahulu Center: 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23, 3410 Campbell Ave.; food booths open 4 p.m., with crafts, baked goods and keiki games. Call 737-1748.

Aiea Hongwanji: 7 p.m. Aug. 23, 99-186 Puakala St.; food booths open 5 p.m., with service at 6 p.m. Call 487-2626.

Hawaii United Okinawa Association: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Kapiolani Park (in conjunction with the Okinawan Festival); food booths open 5 to 8:30 p.m. Also, the "largest indoor bon dance," Sept. 20, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipio; food booths open 5 p.m. Call 676-5400 or visit huoa.org.

Windward Community College: Autumn Festival and bon dance, 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at the entrance to Hale La‘akea Library Learning Commons. Activities begin 4 p.m. and food booths open 5 p.m. Call 235-7402.

HAWAII ISLAND

Honomu Henjoji Mission: 7 p.m. June 14, 28-1668 Old Mamalahoa Highway; service at 5 p.m. Call 963-6308.

Papaikou Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. June 21, 27-378 Old Mamalahoa Highway; service at 6 p.m. Call 964-1640.

Kona Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 26, 81-6630 Mamalahoa Highway; lantern parade begins 6:30 p.m. Call 323-2993.

Honomu Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. June 28, 28-1658 Old Mamalahoa Highway; service at 6 p.m. Call 963-6032.

Puna Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 4 and 5, 16-592 Old Volcano Road, Keaau; services at 6 both nights. Call 966-9981.

Kohala Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 5, 55-4300 Akoni Pule Place, Kapaau; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-7232.

Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin: 7 p.m. July 11 and 12, 398 Kilauea Ave.; services at 6 both nights. Call 961-6677.

Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission: 7 to 10 p.m. July 12, 79-7241 Mamalahoa Highway (next to Teshima's restaurant) in Honalo; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 322-3524.

Kohala Jodo Mission: 7 p.m. July 12, 54-541 Kapaau Road; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-0965.

Paauilo Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 12, 43-1477 Hauola Road; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-7232.

Hilo Meishoin: 7:30 p.m. July 18 and 8 p.m. July 19, 97 Olona St. Service at 7 p.m. July 19. Call 935-6996.

Honokaa Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. July 19, 45-516 Lehua St.; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-7232.

Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission: 6 p.m. July 26; service at 5 p.m. Call 962-6340.

Hawi Jodo Mission: 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 55-1104 Akoni Pule Highway; service at 5 p.m. Call 775-0965.

Paauilo Kongoji Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 43-1461 Hauola Road; service at 5 p.m. Call 963-6308.

Taishoji Soto Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo. Call 935-8407.

Kurtistown Jodo Mission: 8 p.m. Aug. 2; service at 7 p.m. Call 935-6996.

Hamakua Jodo Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in Honokaa; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-0965.

Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 9, 76-5945 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa; service at 5 p.m. Call 324-1741.

Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission: 8 p.m. Aug. 9, 216 Mohouli St.; service at 7 p.m. Call 935-8968.

Life Care Center of Hilo: 6 p.m. Aug. 15, 944 W. Kawailani St. Call 959-9151.

Kamuela Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 65-1110 Mamalahoa Highway; service at 6 p.m. Call 775-7232.

Hakalau Jodo Mission: 8 p.m. Aug. 16, 29-2271 Old Mamalahoa Highway; service at 7 p.m. Call 935-6996.

Honohina Hongwanji Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 30 in Ninole; service at 6 p.m. Call 963-6032.

KAUAI

Kapaa Jodo Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 6 and 7, 4524 Hauaala Road. Call 822-4319.

West Kauai Hongwanji, Waimea Temple: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 13 and 14, 4675 Menehune Road; services at 6 both nights. Call 245-6262.

Kapaa Hongwanji Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 20 and 21, 4-1170 Kuhio Highway; service at 6 p.m. June 20. Call 822-4667.

Waimea Higashi Hongwanji: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 27 and 28, 9554 Kaumualii Highway (across from Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital); services at 6:30 p.m. June 27 and 7 p.m. June 28. Call 338-1847.

Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 11 and 12, 1-3500 Kaumualii Highway, Hanapepe; services at 6 both nights. Call 335-3521.

Koloa Jodo Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 18 and 19, 3480 Waikomo Road. Call 742-6735.

West Kauai Hongwanji, Hanapepe Temple: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 25 and 26, 1-3860 Kaumualii Highway. Call 338-1537.

Lihue Honpa Hongwanji Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 3-3530 Kuhio Highway. Call 245-6262.

Waimea Shingon Mission: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 3770-A Pule Road, Waimea Valley; services at 6:30 both nights. Call 338-1854 or 245-1854.

MAUI

Lahaina Shingon Mission: 7:30 p.m. June 7, 682 Luakini St.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 661-0466.

Puunene Nichiren Mission: 8 p.m. June 14, 9 Ani St.; service at 7 p.m. Call 871-4831.

Wailuku Jodo Mission: 8 p.m. June 20, 67 Central Ave.; service at 7 p.m. Call 244-0066.

Wailuku Shingon Mission: 8 p.m. June 21, 1939 North St.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 244-3800.

Lahaina Jodo Mission: 8 p.m. July 5, 12 Ala Moana St.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 661-4304.

Mantokuji Soto Mission of Paia: 7:30 p.m. July 11 and 12, 253 Hana Highway; service at 6 p.m. Call 579-8051.

Kahului Hongwanji: 7:30 p.m. July 18 and 19, 291 S. Puunene Ave.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 871-4732.

Makawao Hongwanji Mission: 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 26, 1074 Makawao Ave.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 572-7229.

Wailuku Hongwanji Mission: 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, 1828 Vineyard St.; service at 6:45 p.m. Call 244-0406.

Kahului Jodo Mission: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, 325 Laau St.; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 871-4911.

Paia Rinzai Zen Mission: 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 120 Alawai Road; service at 6 p.m. Call 579-9921.

Lahaina Hongwanji Mission: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23, 551 Wainee St.; service at 6 p.m. Call 661-0640.

Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29, 53 Upper Kula Road; service at 6:30 p.m. Call 661-0466.

MOLOKAI

Guzeiji Soto Mission of Molokai: July 26, with a taiko performance at 5:30 p.m. and dancing to follow, 90 Hotel Lane, Kaunakakai. Call 553-5197.






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