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Hawai‘i Summer 2017 Bon Dance Schedule

Obon season runs June through September. Get to dancing!


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Bon Dance

Photo: Tien Enga

 

Times and dates are subject to change.

 

O’ahu
 

June

Saturday, June 3: Hawai‘i’s Plantation Village, 5:30–10 p.m., (808) 677-0110

Friday, June 9: Pan Pacific Festival bon dance, 7–9:30 p.m. (tentative)

Saturday, June 17: ‘Ewa Hongwanji, 7–10 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 681-5222

Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24: Honpa Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin, 6–10:30 p.m., (808) 536-7044

Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24: Wahiawā Hongwanji, 7–10 p.m., (808) 622-4320

Friday, June 30: Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji, 5–10 p.m., (808) 949-1659

 

July

Saturday, July 1: Mō‘ili‘ili Hongwanji, 5–10 p.m., (808) 949-1659

Saturday, July 1: Kāne‘ohe Higashi Hongwanji, 6–10 p.m., (808) 247-2661

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: Koboji Shingon Mission, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 841-7033

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: Rissho Kosei-kai Hawai‘i Kyokai, 7–9 p.m., (808) 455-3212

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: Shinshu Kyokai Mission, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 973-0150

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: Hale‘iwa Shingon Mission, 7:30–11 p.m., (808) 637-4423

Saturday, July 8: Waipahu Hongwanji, 7 p.m., (808) 677-4221

Sunday, July 9: Seicho-No-Ie Hawai‘i Jisso Center, 12:30–2:30 p.m., (808) 677-4221

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Hale‘iwa Jodo Mission, 7–10 p.m., (808) 637-4382

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Jikoen Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 6 p.m., (808) 845-3422

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Higashi Hongwanji Hawai‘i Betsuin, 7 p.m., (808) 531-9088

Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22: Wahiawā Ryusenji Soto Mission, 7–10 p.m., (808) 622-1429

Saturday, July 22: Kailua Hongwanji, 7 p.m., (808) 262-4560

Saturday, July 22: Wai‘anae Hongwanji, 7 p.m., (808) 677-4221

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29: Pālolo Higashi Hongwanji, 6:30–9:30 p.m., (808) 732-1491

 

August

Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5: Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji, 7–10 p.m., (808) 671-3103

Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5: Mānoa Koganji, 5–10 p.m., (808) 988-4905

Saturday, Aug. 5: Waialua Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 637-4395

Saturday, Aug. 5: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12: Pearl City Hongwanji, 7–10 p.m., (808) 455-1680

Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12: Shingon Shu Hawai‘i, 6:30–10 p.m., (808) 941-5663

Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12: Soto Mission of ‘Aiea Taiheiji, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 488-6794

Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19: Jodo Mission of Hawai‘i, 6:30–9:30 p.m., (808) 949-3995

Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19: Mililani Hongwanji, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 625-0925

Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19: Soto Mission of Hawai‘i Betsuin Shoboji, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 537-9409

Friday, Aug. 25: O‘ahu Care Facility, TBA, (808) 973-1900

Saturday, Aug. 26: ‘Aiea Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 487-2626

Saturday, Aug. 26: Kapahulu Senior Center, 6–10 p.m., (808) 737-1748

Saturday, Aug. 26: Nichiren Mission of Hawai‘i, 6–9 p.m., (808) 595-3517

 

September

Saturday, Sept. 2: Okinawan Festival, 5:30–9 p.m., (808) 676-5400

Saturday, Sept. 9: Honbushin International Center, 5–9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16: Autumn Okinawa Dance Festival at Hawai‘i Okinawa Center, 5:30–10:30 p.m., (808) 676-5400

 

Big Island
 

June

Saturday, June 10: Honomū Henjoji Mission, 7 p.m., (808) 963-6308

Saturday, June 10: Keauhou Shopping Center (Kona Hongwanji), 6–10 p.m., (808) 323-2993

Saturday, June 17: Pāpa‘ikou Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 964-1640

Saturday, June 24: Honomū Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 963-6302

Friday, June 30: Puna Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 966-9981

 

July

Saturday, July 1: Puna Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 966-9981

Saturday, July 1: Kohala Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 775-7532

Saturday, July 8: Hilo Meisho-in, 7–10:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 935-6996

Saturday, July 8: Kohala Jodo Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 889-5456

Saturday, July 8: Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, 7–10 p.m., (808) 322-3524

Saturday, July 8: Pa‘auilo Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m. following 6:30 p.m. service, (808) 775-7232

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 7–10:30 p.m., (808) 961-6677

Saturday, July 15: Honoka‘a Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 5:30 p.m. service, (808) 775-7232

Saturday, July 15: Ke‘ei Hongwanji (Kona Hongwanji), 7 p.m., (808) 323-2993

Saturday, July 22: Hilo Hooganji Mission, 7:30 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 935-8331

Saturday, July 22: Kona Hongwanji, 7 p.m., (808) 323-2993

Saturday, July 22: Pāpa‘aloa Hongwanji, 6 p.m. following 5 p.m. service, (808) 962-6340

Saturday, July 29: Hilo Taishoji Soto Mission, 7 p.m., (808) 935-8407

 

August

Saturday, Aug. 5: Kurtistown Jodo Mission, 8 p.m. following 7 p.m. service, (808) 966-9777

Saturday, Aug. 5: Hāwī Jodo Mission, 6 p.m. following 5:30 p.m. service, (808) 775-0965

Saturday, Aug. 12: Hāmākua Jodo Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 889-5456

Saturday, Aug. 12: Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 7 p.m., (808) 935-8968

Saturday, Aug. 12: Kona Koyasan Daishiji Mission, 7 p.m., (808) 324-1741

Friday, Aug. 18: Life Care Center of Hilo, 6 p.m., (808) 959-9151

Saturday, Aug. 19: Hakalau Jodo Mission, 7 p.m., (808) 966-9777

Saturday, Aug. 19: Kamuela Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 775-7232

Sunday, Aug. 20: Pāhala Hongwanji Mission, 5–9 p.m., (808) 928-8254

Saturday, Aug. 26: Honohina Hongwanji, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 963-6032

Saturday, Aug. 26: Puna Hongwanji Pāhoa Shibu, 7:30 p.m., (808) 966-9981

 

Kaua‘i
 

June

Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3: West Kaua‘i Hongwanji Hanapēpē Temple, 7:30 p.m., (808) 338-1537

Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10: Līhu‘e Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m., (808) 245-6262

Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17: Waimea Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 388-1854

Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24: Kapa‘a Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 822-4319

 

July

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: West Kaua‘i Hongwanji Waimea Temple, 7:30 p.m., (808) 338-1537

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Kapa‘a Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 7:30 p.m., (808) 822-4667

Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22: Waimea Higashi Hongwanji, 7:30–10:30 p.m., (808) 338-1847

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29: Kaua‘i Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji, 7:30–10:30 p.m., (808) 335-3521

 

August

Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5: Kōloa Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 742-6735

 

Maui/Lāna‘i/Moloka‘i
 

June

Saturday, June 3: Lahaina Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 661-0466

Saturday, June 10: Pu‘unēnē Nichiren Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 871-4831

Friday, June 16: Wailuku Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 244-0066

Saturday June 17: Wailuku Shingon Mission, 8 p.m., (808) 242-5618

 

July

Saturday, July 1: Lahaina Jodo Mission, 8 p.m., (808) 661-4304

Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8: Pā‘ia Mantokuji Soto Mission, 7:30–10:30 p.m., (808) 579- 8051

Saturday, July 8: Lāna‘i Hongwanji, 7 p.m., (808) 565-6151

Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15: Kahului Hongwanji, 8 p.m., (808) 871-4732

Saturday, July 15: Guzeiji Soto Mission of Moloka‘i, 6–9 p.m., (808) 537-9409

Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22: Makawao Hongwanji, 8 p.m., (808) 572-7229

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29: Kahului Jodo Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 244-0066

 

August

Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5: Wailuku Hongwanji, 8 p.m., (808) 244-0406

Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12: Lahaina Hongwanji, 7:30 p.m., (808) 661-0640

Saturday, Aug. 19: Pā‘ia Rinzai Zen Mission, 7 p.m. following 6 p.m. service, (808) 579-9921

Saturday, Aug. 26: Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission, 7:30 p.m., (808) 661-0466

 

September

Saturday, Sept. 9: Hāna Obon Festival, 5 p.m.

 

Compiled from:

  • Hawai‘i Eisa Shinyuu Kai

  • Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i 2017 Obon Schedule

  • Kaua‘i Buddhist Council

  • Maui Taiko Facebook post, Feb. 23, 2017

  • Soto Mission of Hawai‘i calendar 2017

  • Tsukikage Odori Kai

 

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