Summer 2018 Rinzai Maui Zen Mission Newsletter

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Welcome to Okinawan Obon

Our annual Obon Festival will soon be here, and on behalf of the Rinzai Zen Mission, I would like to invite you to attend.

It will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 with service to begin at 6:00 p.m. and Bon Dance and entertainment at 7:00 p.m.

Please come and share in our heritage at the only Okinawan Obon Festival here on Maui. We look forward to seeing all of you!

Alan Nago, President
Rinzai Zen Mission

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Alan Nago, President

Bon Dance practice

One Night Only!

Tuesday, August 7, 7:00 ~ 9:00 p.m. Please come to Paia and enjoy practicing Okinawan Bon Dance !

* Tanagyo – Obon home Service *

Please make an appointment with Rev. Yamaguchi by calling 268-2209.

Obon Preparation needs help!

  • Manpower is needed on Friday, August 17 to set up the tent and dressing rooms.
  • Bazaar items will be accepted on Saturday morning, August 18, beginning at 8:00 a.m. We welcome donations of baked goods, pickles, plants, flowers, and vegetables.
  • No rice dishes, please, and also no items with cream fillings or homemade frosting. (Commercial frostings are okay).
  • Regarding food items, please provide ingredient labels, listing ingredients in descending order of quantity. And please enclose containers in plastic wrap or baggies to prevent ants from getting into them.

Thank you very much!

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