Guest Speaker: Rev. Tatsuo Muneto
M.C.: Linda Jaffe
Rev. Tatsuo Muneto, Ohigan Guest Speaker
Reverend Tatsuo Muneto was born in Hiroshima, Japan. After college, ordination and overseas ministry training in Kyoto, he was assigned to Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii in 1965. He received a M.A. degree in Asian Studies from Claremont Graduate University in 1970.
Rev. Muneto served temples throughout the State (Hawaii Betsuin, Hilo Betsuin, Kona Hongwanji, Lihue Hongwanji, Moiliili Hongwanji) and at the Buddhist Study Center.
The areas of interest for Rev. Muneto included programs for Buddhist education, ministerial training, counseling and hospital chaplaincy. Since his retirement in 2014, Rev. Muneto has been involved with the inter-faith community and is a volunteer with Hawaii Hospice.