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Gotan-e & Remembrance Service

  • Kailua Hongwanji Mission 268 Kuulei Road Kailua, HI, 96734 United States (map)

Guest Speaker: Rev. Arthur Kaufmann

M.C.: Linda Jaffe

Remembrance Day

The fourth Sunday of each month will be Remembrance Day for those family members, friends, and pets who passed away during this month in any year. There will be a sign-in sheet for the names of the deceased that members need to fill in before the service begins.

Guest Speaker Rev. Arthur Kaufmann

Rev. Arthur Kaufmann was born and raised in New York City. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he relocated to Denver, Colorado and began studying Jodo Shinshu Buddhism at the Denver Tri-State Buddhist Temple.

In 1993, Rev. Kaufmann moved to Hawaii and studied for the Ministry. Rev. Kaufmann received his Tokudo Ordination in 1994 at the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha in Kyoto Japan and his Kyoshi Certification in December of 2007.

Rev. Kaufmann and his wife Judith have five children and 12 grandchildren.

Earlier Event: May 26
Ikebana Class
Later Event: May 27
Gardening Class