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2019 Rinzai Maui Obon Festival

The Rinzai Zen Mission is pleased to invite you, your family, and friends to our Obon service and dance being held August 17th – this Saturday!!!

The Service begins at 6pm and the Dance Starts at 7pm.

Please come and experience the traditional dance styles of Okinawa,

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The Summer 2019 Newsletter has been published

Please CLICK HERE to visit the current Newsletter Page on the Paia Rinzai Zen Mission Website.

We have some what more sand in front of our beach, and more turtles.

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The Spring 2019 Newsletter has been published

Please CLICK HERE to visit the current Newsletter Page on the Paia Rinzai Zen Mission Website.

There is a very important message in this Newsletter from the President of the Board of Directors, Alan Nago, regarding the future of Rinzai Zen Mission.

It is Hanamatsuri time!

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Scenery change on our grounds.

Tropical Storm Iselle landed in the early morning of July 20. Five trees and a light post fell on the makai side of our grounds. The winds were so strong that they knocked down many trees at the Country Club and the county property on the beach, as well as the Maui Electric post in Baldwin Park.

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2014 OBON Bazaar and OBON Practice

Bon Dance practice

bdOur Bon Dance practice will be only four Tuesdays: July 15, 22, 29, and August 5, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Please come to Paia and enjoy practicing Okinawan dance. Bring your friends too for some fun times.

Bazaar

We would appreciate donations for the bazaar.

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The 2014 Maui O-bon Schedule Published

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2014 Maui O-bon Schedules
Rinzai Zen Mission, Paia 6:00pm / 7:00pm 579-9921
Lahaina Hongwanji Mission 6:00pm / 7:30pm 661-0640
Kula Shofukuji 6:30pm / 7:30pm 661-0466
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Do you have internet access?

internetWe are mailing this newsletter via the U.S. Postal Service to many places in the country and overseas. The newsletter is our way of communicating and keeping in touch with family and friends.

If you have email, would you please let us know so we can send this newsletter via email?

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TEMPLE MAINTENANCE

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Have you seen the new roofs on the three main buildings and the bell house?

This is the 25th year of the rebuilt Rinzai Zen Mission and it started to leak in the main temple building. It is so fortunate that we have very dry winters here in Paia and we could finish all three buildings at the same time.

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Maui Ryukyu Culture Group Rummage Sale

stuffMRCG’s Rummage Sale will be on Saturday, December 7th, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You may drop off things at RZM at the following times:

  • Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 6th, 2:00 p.m.

If you can’t make these times,

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Kochi Chojo Ancestral Toutoume Returning to Okinawa

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Kochi Chojo was a member of the Ryukyu Kingdom’s Sho royal family and is considered one of Okinawa’s heroes. In 1876, he sailed secretly to China in order to seek aid from the Qing emperor against Japan’s impending plans to annex Okinawa.

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