Affiliates & Temple Organizations
The purpose for 4-H is for the youth to reach their fullest potential as capable, competent, caring and contributing citizens by helping them learn leadership, citizenship and life skills through programs that emphasize "learning by doing" experiences.
Purpose: To follow Shinran Shonin, who sought to live a life of truth, to appreciate fully the blessings of human existence, to thoroughly hear the primal vow of the Buddha and to diligently strive to live the life of Nembutsu as Buddhist Women.
The Gakuen (Japanese Language School) teaches the Japanese language and fosters values of education in daily life and strives to develop an understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture and Buddhist traditions.
The Gakuen Japanese School at the HHHB is an after school language program for school children ages 6-18. Using the immersion method, the school offers unique teaching in the four main areas of language: reading, writing, comprehension and conversation. Along with the language training, students also learn about Japanese culture and develop character building skills.
Our purpose is to strive to support the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and all of its affiliate organizations in their respective endeavors in a manner that promotes strong fellowship and social exchange among our members and families.
Oral History Proejct
To preserve the rich history of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin.
The purpose of Project Dana is to "Provide a variety of faith-based volunteer services to the frail elderly, the disabled and caregivers who are in need of social support in order to maintain a reasonable quality of life."