Ewa Hongwanji Mission

Temple Address: 91-1133 Renton Road, Ewa Town

Mailing Address:

Ewa Hongwanji Mission

P.O. Box 60549

Ewa Beach, HI 96706


Phone:

(808) 681-5222

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Calendar:


Nov 17 (Thu) 9:00am Before Service Clean-up

27 (Sun) 11:00am Monthly Service

Dec 18 (Sun) 11:00am Bodhi Day Service, General Membership Meeting


Note: we will be doing end-of-year cleaning on Thursdays, Dec 1, Dec 8, and Dec 15


Thursdays 9:00am-11:00am Yard/Temple maintenance

11:00am-12:00pm Exercise

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President's Message

Me, myself, and I. As inflation has kicked in full gear, it's what I've been thinking of lately. I'm retired, on a fixed income, and overweight. We can blame whoever/whatever we want for it. But I have been learning about a word, "empathy". Will it stop inflation, or me being overweight? Will the "time will tell" line be good here? Aren't we all part of it? Not too much of me, myself, and I, except for my overweight part.

Have a good everyday, everybody.


In gassho,

Craig Tsutsumi

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Notices:


Weekly temple maintenance is held every Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

We cut grass, pull weeds, dust the altar and pews, clean the kitchen and

restrooms, etc., etc. Everyone is welcome - come and get some exercise!


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History:

Ewa Hongwanji Mission was organized in 1901 as an affiliate temple of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii to propagate the doctrine of the Jodo Shin denomination of Buddhism, and has continued to provide religious programs and activities to the Ewa and surrounding communities throughout its 120-year history.

Our Temple:

Ewa Hongwanji is situated in Ewa Town on Renton Road, just down the street from the old Sugar Mill and the newer Ewa Mahiko Park (see map below).

We currently have monthly services on the fourth Sunday of each month at 11:00 a.m., observing current COVID-19 protocols.

Every third Saturday in June is our annual Bon Dance* when we honor our ancestors with an evening of joyful dancing.


Ewa Hongwanji kicks off the temple Bon Dances every year and is well attended with great food, fellowship, and dancing.


*Because of the Pandemic, we were unable to have our traditional Bon Dance the past two years.

We hope we'll be able to dance around the yagura next year!

Overseeing Minister:

Reverend David Fujimoto

Mililani Hongwanji Mission

(808) 625-0925