Rev. Kazunori Takahashi, Resident Minister at Lihue Hongwanji. Rev. Takahashi has been with the Hawaii Kyodan since November 2007. Rev. Takahashi’s presentation is on video from the Summer Session of 2015.
Rev. Yuika Hasebe, Associate Minister at Hawaii Betsuin since 2014. Rev. Hasebe formerly served at the Hawaii Betsuin and Hilo Betsuin before returning to the Hawaii Betsuin. Rev. Hasebe will speak on her personal experiences on Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
The personal accounts will be followed by a facilitated discussion in small groups.
Videos of Heroic Veterans
Takejiro Higa, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Infantry Battalion.
Herbert Yanamura, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Infantry Battalion.
Videos will detail these veterans’ hard‐fought, wartime services in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. It’ll be a lifetime experience to listen to these extraordinary veterans. Everyone is welcome.