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Hawai‘i Summer 2016 Bon Dance Schedule

It’s time to celebrate obon season in Hawai‘i!


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Summer bon dance in Hawaii.

PHOTO: DALLAS NAGATA WHITE 

 

O‘ahu

JUNE

  • Saturday, June 4: Hawai‘i’s Plantation Village, 5:45–10 p.m., 677-0110

  • Friday, June 10: Pan Pacific Festival bon dance, 7–9 p.m. (tentative)

  • Saturday, June 18: ‘Ewa Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 681-5222

  • Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25: Honpa Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin, 6–10:30 p.m., 536-7044 

  • Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25: Wahiawā Hongwanji, 6:30–10 p.m., 622-4320 

 

JULY

  • Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2: Mānoa Koganji, 5–10 p.m., 988-4905

  • Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2: Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji, 6–10:30 p.m., 949-1659

  • Friday, July 2: Kāne‘ohe Higashi Hongwanji, 6:30–10 p.m., 247-2661

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Hale‘iwa Jodo Mission, 8–10:30 p.m., 637-4382

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Koboji Shingon Mission, 7–10:30 p.m., 841-7033

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Rissho Kosei-kai Hawai‘i Kyokai, 6:30–9:30 p.m., 455-3212

  • Saturday, July 9: Waipahu Hongwanji, 7 p.m., 677-4221

  • Sunday, July 10: Seicho-No-Ie Hawai‘i Jisso Center, 12:30–2:30 p.m., 677-4221

  • Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16: Jikoen Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 6 p.m., 845-3422

  • Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16: Shinshu Kyokai Mission, 7–10:30 p.m., 973-0150

  • Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16: Wahiawā Ryusenji Soto Mission, 7:30–10:30 p.m., 622-1429

  • Saturday, July 16: Kailua Hongwanji, 7 p.m., 262-4560

  • Saturday, July 16: Wai‘anae Hongwanji, 6:30 p.m., 677-4221

  • Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23: Hale‘iwa Shingon Mission, 7:30–10:30 p.m., 637-4423

  • Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23: Higashi Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin, 7 p.m., 531-9088

  • Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30: Pālolo Higashi Hongwanji, 6:30–9:30 p.m., 732-1491

 

AUGUST 

  • Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6: Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji, 7–10 p.m., 671-3103

  • Saturday, Aug. 6: Wailaua Hongwaji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 637-4395

  • Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13: Pearl City Hongwanji, 7–10 p.m., 455-1680

  • Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13: Shingon Shu Hawai‘i, 5–10 p.m., 941-5663

  • Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13: Soto Mission of ‘Aiea Taiheiji, 7–10:30 p.m., 488-6794

  • Friday, Aug. 19: O‘ahu Care Facility, TBA, 973-1900

  • Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20: Jodo Mission of Hawai‘i, 6–9:30 p.m., 949-3995

  • Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20Mililani Hongwanji, 7–10:30 p.m. (625-0925)

  • Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20: Soto Mission of Hawai‘i Betsuin Shoboji, 7–10:30 p.m., 537-9409

  • Saturday, Aug. 20: Valley of the Temple Memorial Park, TBA

  • Saturday, Aug. 27: ‘Aiea Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 487-2626

  • Saturday, Aug. 27: Kapahulu Senior Center, 6–10 p.m., 737-1748

  • Saturday, Aug. 27: Nichiren Mission of Hawai‘i, 6–9 p.m., 595-3517

 

SEPTEMBER 

  • Saturday, Sept. 3: Okinawan Festival, 5:30–9 p.m., 676-5400

  • Saturday, Sept. 10: Honbushin International Center, 6–9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Sept. 17: Autumn Okinawa Dance Festival at Hawai‘i Okinawa Center, 5:30–10:30 p.m., 676-5400

 

Big Island

JUNE

  • Saturday, June 4: Hawai‘i Japanese Center, 12 p.m., 934-9611

  • Saturday, June 11: Honomu Henjoji Mission, 7 p.m., 963-6308

  • Saturday, June 18: Keauhou Shopping Center (Kona Hongwanji), 6–10 p.m., 323-2993

  • Saturday, June 18: Pāpa‘ikou Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 964-1640

  • Saturday, June 25: Honomu Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 963-6302

 

JULY

  • Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2: Puna Hongwanji, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, 966-9981

  • Saturday, July 2: Kohala Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 775-7532

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 7–10:30 p.m., 961-6677

  • Saturday, July 9: Kohala Jodo Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 889-5456

  • Saturday, July 9: Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, 7–10 p.m., 322-3524

  • Saturday, July 9: Paauilo Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 775-7232

  • Saturday, July 16: Hilo Meisho-in, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, 935-6996

  • Saturday, July 16: Honokaa Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 5:30 p.m. service, 775-7232

  • Saturday, July 16: Keei Hongwanji (Kona Hongwanji), 7 p.m., 323-2993

  • Saturday, July 23: Hilo Hooganji Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 935-8331

  • Saturday, July 23: Kona Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6:30 p.m. lantern parade, 323-2993

  • Saturday, July 23: Papaaloa Hongwanji, 6 p.m. following 5 p.m. service, 962-6340

  • Saturday, July 30: Hilo Taishoji Soto Mission, 7 p.m., 935-8407

 

AUGUST 

  • Saturday, Aug. 6: Kurtistown Jodo Mission, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, 966-9777

  • Saturday, Aug. 6: Hāwī Jodo Mission, 6 p.m. following 5:30 p.m., 775-0965

  • Saturday, Aug. 13: Hāmākua Jodo Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 889-5456

  • Saturday, Aug. 13: Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 7 p.m., 935-8968

  • Saturday, Aug. 13: Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission, 7 p.m., 324-1741

  • Friday, Aug. 19: Life Care Center of Hilo, 6 p.m., 959-9151

  • Saturday, Aug. 20: Hakalau Jodo Mission, 7 p.m., 966-9777

  • Saturday, Aug. 20: Kamuela Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 775-7232

  • Sunday, Aug. 21: Pahala Hongwanji Mission, 5–9 p.m., 928-8254

  • Saturday, Aug. 27Honohina Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 963-6032

  • Saturday, Aug. 27: Puna Hongwanji Pahoa Shibu, 7:30 p.m., 966-9981

 

Kaua‘i

JUNE

  • Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4: Līhu‘e Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m., 245-6262

  • Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11: Waimea Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m., 388-1854

  • Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18: Kapa‘a Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., 822-4319

  • Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25: West Kaua‘i Hongwanji Waimea Temple, 7:30 p.m., 338-1537

 

JULY 

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Kapa‘a Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 7:30 p.m., 822-4667

  • Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16: Waimea Higashi Hongwanji, 7:30–10:30 p.m., 338-1847

  • Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23: Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji, 7:30–10:30 p.m., 335-3521

  • Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30: Koloa Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., 742-6735

 

AUGUST 

  • Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6, West Kaua‘i Hongwanji Hanapepe Temple, 7:30 p.m., 338-1537

 

Maui/Lāna‘i/Moloka‘i

JUNE

  • Saturday, June 4: Lahaina Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6:30 p.m. service, 661-0466

  • Saturday, June 11: Pu‘nnēnē Nichiren Mission, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, 871-4831

  • Friday, June 17: Wailuku Jodo Mission, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, 244-0066

  • Saturday, June 18: Wailuku Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6:30 p.m. service, 242-5618

 

JULY 

  • Saturday, July 2: Lahaina Jodo Mission, 6:30 p.m. following service, 661-4304

  • Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9: Pā‘ia Mantokuji Soto Mission, 7:30–10:30 p.m., 579- 8051

  • Saturday, July 9: Lāna‘i Hongwanji, 6 p.m., 565-6151

  • Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16: Kahului Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 871-4732

  • Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23: Makawao Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 572-7229

  • Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30: Wailuku Hongwanji, 8 p.m. following 6:45 p.m. service, 244-0406

  • Saturday, July 30 : Guzeiji Soto Mission of Moloka‘i, 6–9 p.m., 537-9409

 

AUGUST 

  • Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6: Lahaina Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 661-0640

  • Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20: Kahului Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 244-0066

  • Saturday, Aug. 20: Paia Rinzai Zen Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, 579-9921

  • Saturday, Aug. 27: Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6:30 p.m. service, 661-0466

 

SEPTEMBER 

  • Saturday, Sept. 10, Hāna Obon Festival, 5:00 p.m.

 

*Times and dates are subject to change

 

Compiled from:

  • Hawai‘i Herald Vol. 37, No. 10 May 20, 2016

  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i 2016 Obon Schedule

  • Kaua‘i Buddhist Council

  • Maui Taiko Facebook post, January 28, 2016

  • Soto Mission of Hawai‘i calendar 2016

  • Honolulu Star Advertiser, Sunday May 29, 2016

 

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