Service to celebrate 125 years of Buddhism

The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii will celebrate 125 years of Shin Buddhism in Hawaii with two events for the Kauai District.

A free movie, “Dolphin Tale,” will start at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the West Kauai Hongwanji, Hanapepe Temple.

People are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets or straw mats to sit on. Snacks will be provided.

The Kauai District Commemorative Service will be held at the Kapaa Hongwanji Mission on Nov. 16. The Affirmation Rites will be at 8 a.m., followed by the Commemorative Service at 10. Lunch follows at noon. The public is welcome.

Anyone interested in getting a Buddhist name should contact Rev. Kazunori Takahashi at the Lihue Hongwanji Mission at 245-6262.

Info: Elaine Saiki, 651-4089


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