News Briefs for Saturday, March 18, 2006

• Talk on first Buddhist high school on

• Corrections

Talk on first Buddhist high school on

Pieper Toyama, head of the Pacific Buddhist Academy, the first Buddhist high school in Hawai‘i, discusses the school, and offers a Powerpoint presentation, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Lihue Hongwanji Mission social hall on Kuhio Highway in Kapaia, mission leaders said in a press release.

The 9 a.m. family dharma service Sunday is a joint memorial service, birthday Sunday and dharma class, with refreshments.

All are welcome at both events, said the Rev. Midori Kondo, of the Lihue Hongwanji Mission.

This is also the last week to register for the Nembutsu seminar and retreat, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, April 14 to 16.

Call 245-6262 for more information.


The Garden Island corrects errors of fact in news stories. If you notice an error, please contact us at one of the numbers listed below.

• In the Island History column on page A2 (FYI) yesterday, the incorrect dates of the life of the Rev. John Mortimer Lydgate were listed. He was born in 1854, and died in 1922.


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