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|Thursday Jul 18 9:00AM-12:00PM||Moiliili Community Center
Anything & Everything Sale
Come down to Moiliili Senior Center's Anything & Everything Sale where you can find collectibles, knick-knacks, fabrics, craft supplies, and much more!
Sale is from 9:00am - 12:00pm at Moiliili Community Center in Room 209. All proceeds support the Senior Center Program.
Moiliili Community Center, Room 209
2535 South King Street, Honolulu
|Rachel Yamashita 808.955.1555|
|Friday - Saturday Jul 19 - 20||Haleiwa Jodo Mission
Haleiwa Jodo Mission Bon Festival
6:00 p.m. (both nights) = Toba Service (Prayers for the deceased)
7:00 p.m. (both nights) = Bon Dance
9:00 p.m. (Saturday, July 20, 2019) = Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) Limited number of lanterns will be available Saturday evening.
Drop off donations for the North Shore Food Bank and Operation:Backpack, both sponsored by Once A Month Church.
Haleiwa Jodo Mission
66-279A Haleiwa Road, Haleiwa
|Rev. Ezaki 808.637.4382|
|Friday - Saturday Jul 19 - 20||Kahului Hongwanji Mission
Obon Service and Dance
Join us for Kahului Hongwanji Mission's Obon service and dance. Service begins at 6:00 pm and dance at 7:30 pm. Food items will include Chow Fun, Andagi, Boomerang, Teriyaki Bento, Chili, Spam Musubi and more.
Kahului Hongwanji Mission
291 South Puunene Avenue, Kahului
|Reverend Tennes 808.871.4732|
|Saturday Jul 20 6:30PM-10:00PM||Waianae Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
Obon Dance and Food!!
Waianae Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
85-762 Old Governmet Road, Waianae
|Jeffrey Soga 808.677.4221|
|Jul 19 - 21 9:00AM||Ewa Orchid Society
Monarch Amongst the Orchids
69th Anniversary Orchid Show & Plant Sale. Plant sale ends at 2 pm on Sunday.
7/19 & 7/20 : 9:00am - 4:00pm
7/21 : 9:00am - 3:00pm
Ewa Elementary School
91-1280 Renton Road, Ewa Beach
|Roy Andrade 808.351.6897|
|Friday Jul 26 5:00PM-10:00PM||Hilo Daijingu
Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festival/Bon Dance)
Live Taiko and Okinawan Sanshin Music. Food and Drink vendors which will include: Wicked Acai Bowlz, Nana Carlota’s Mexican Tacos, Ohana Cookies and the Hilo Daijingu Keishin Fujinkai.
Service at 5pm, Bon Dance 6-10pm
10 Anela St. Hilo (corner of Puainako and Anela St.)
|Rev. Naohiro Hotta 808.959.8611|
|Friday - Saturday Jul 26 - 27||Palolo Hongwanji Temple
Bon Dance 2019
Local Favorite Bon Dance and Many Food Booths, 1 Dollar Sale Booth and Kids Play Corner! Free Shuttle Bus from / to Free Parking at Sacred Heart School on 3253 Waialae Ave.
1641 Palolo Avenue, Honolulu
|Rev. Noriaki Fujimori 808.732.1491|
|Saturday Jul 27 7:00PM-10:00PM||Aiea Hongwanji Mission
Annual Bon Dance
The public is cordially invited to join us at our Bon dance. Food at 5:00PM. Craft and games. Bon service starts at 6:00PM, and Bon Dance at 7:00PM. Limited on-site handicap parking. Free parking after 5:30PM at Aiea United Methodist Church, and at St. Elizabeth Parrish’s “Navy Laundry” (corner parking lot across from Aiea Elementary School).
Aiea Hongwanji Mission
99-186 Puakala Street, Aiea
|Warren Tamamoto 808.487.2626|
|Sunday Jul 28 9:00AM-2:00PM||Hawaii Bonsai Association
HBA Bonsai Exhibition and Plant Fair
Bonsai plants from various Oahu Bonsai clubs will be on display. See bonsai demonstrations throughout the day. Talk with our experts. Registration forms available for the fall 2019 “ABC’s of Bonsai” course. Admission is free and ample parking available. 9:00AM – 2:00PM
Washington Middle School Cafeteria
1633 South King Street, Honolulu
|Charlene Ono 808.741.2250|
|Sunday Jul 28 10:00AM-3:00PM||Konko Missions in Hawaii
A Day of Spiritual Growth
Guest Speaker: Reverend Amy Uzunoe-Shin, Theme: "Why Me?" "Why am I suffering?"
Many People wonder why they suffer... why they have to go through hardships. Our Founder, Konko Daijin, faced many hardships, but was able to realize why he suffered... thus realizing how to live a more worry-free life. His story is an inspiration of how people can reduce suffering in their daily lives.
Please RSVP by Sun, 7/21/19. Lunch will be served. firstname.lastname@example.org
Konko Missions in Hawaii
1728 Liliha Street, Honolulu
|Konko Missions in Hawaii 808.536.9078|
|Aug 2 - 3 5:00PM-10:00PM||Koganji Temple
Koganji Temple Bon Dance 2019
Public welcome! Traditional bon dance attire is not required! The Children's Blessing begins at 5:30 PM on Friday only. Sign-up at 4:30 PM on Friday. Ryusei Taiko performs at 8:30 PM both nights!
All booths open at 5:00 PM, including the Bake Shop and food booths – offering a variety of delicious treats: Koganji Temple Signature sauces, hot andagi; yakisoba; plate lunches; homemade baked goods, jams, and more!
2869 Oahu Avenue, Honolulu
|Gerri Watanabe 808.732.0446|
|Saturday Aug 3 5:00PM-8:00PM||Byodo-In Temple
Come and enjoy our annual Obon Festival with food, dancing and the floating lantern ceremony.
47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe
|Byodo-In Temple 808.239.8811|
|Sunday Aug 4 10:00AM-2:00PM||Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
Come join us for a complimentary Back-To-School Blessing for students of all ages and those in the field of education, so they may enjoy learning, take delight in new discoveries and persevere in their studies. WWW.JINJA.US
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha - Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu
1239 Olomea Street, Honolulu
|Irene Takizawa 808.841.4755|
|Aug 9 - 10 5:30PM-10:00PM||Pearl City Hongwanji Mission
Weekend Obon dance from 7-10pm. Food, crafts, country store from 530-10pm. Entertainment: Ewa Fukushima Ondo and Young Okinawans. Parking at Lehua Elementary and street.
Pearl City Hongwanji Mission - Temple grounds
858 2nd Street, Pearl City
|Francis Takara 808.455.1680|
|Sunday Aug 10 4:00PM-5:00PM||International Brotherhood of Magicians #185
Hawaii’s New Magicians 2019
New Magic & Variety acts from around the Islands appear in the Hawaii’s New Magicians. Show will start at 3:45 pm with strolling sleight of hand performers. Stage show at 4pm. First-come seating at Kahala Mall center stage.
Kahala Mall Center Stage
4211 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu
|Mike Ching 808.836.1800|
|Sunday Aug 10 6:00PM||Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission
Obon Service and Bon Dance
Service to remember and pay respect to your ancestors who passed away. Bon dance to follow after the service to help celebrate this festivity. Shave ice, hot dog, saimin, andagi, refreshments and other food items will be available for purchase. Proceeds to be used for temple expenses.
6pm Obon Service, 7-10pm Bon Dance
Bon dance practice on July 29 and Aug 5, Mondays, from 7-8:30pm. Events are free to the public.
Ura Bon (day after Obon) service will be held on Sunday, August 11, at 10am.
Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission
216 Mohouli Street, Hilo
|Roy Hamakawa Rev Marcos Sawada 808.935.8968|
|Sunday Aug 10 6:00PM||Rotary District 5000
Painting and Wine
Food, wine and art fundraiser for Rotary International Convention in Honolulu June 2020. Ticket cost $100 includes appetizer, dinner, two hosted drinks and painting supplies. Meet Rotary International president Mark Maloney and wife Gay. Advance tickets at www.rotaryd5000.org
Windward Community College Uala Leaf Cafe
45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe
|Diana Doan 808.233.9398|