Lead by: Rev. Bert Sumikawa

Monday from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kailua Hongwanji Buddhist Temple is happy to announce weekly Meditation Services, Mondays, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning May 7, 2018.  Included in the session is a guided meditation, walking meditation and offering of incense, followed by chanting of a sutra. There also is a short “talk story” section immediately following. Meditation is conducted by the Kailua Hongwanji minister, Rev. Dr. Bert M. Sumikawa. Anyone interested may contact Rev. Sumikawa by calling 492-7254 or emailing bert@sumidds.com.

Meditation is a Jodo Shinshu style (Hongwanji or Pure Land sect) of Buddhism. All are welcome to participate.  There is no fee for attendees.

Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am


If you're interested in attending this class, please contact us for more information.


Instructor: Mike Davis

Classes offered: Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 pm & Friday 10:00 - 11:30 am

If you are interested in attending this class, please contact Dennis Tashiro at (808) 226-0339 or dhtashiro@gmail.com for fee information.

Instructor: Edith Tanaka (Ohara School)

Class dates vary per month. See temple calendar.

Ikebana classes are currently on hiatus until further notice.

Instructor: Matsuo Okamoto

At this very popular class, retired agriculture teacher Matsuo Okamoto shares his wealth of gardening knowledge and tips. Specific topics vary each month and everyone is welcome! 

For more information, or if you are interested in attending this class, please contact Betty Okamoto at okamotobet@gmail.com.