The Bon Dance--inside only when it's raining:
Join us for bon dance practice sessions with the Big Island Bon Dance Queen, Odori Sensei Jane Heit at the Hakalau Jodo Mission!
Exercise and fun - learn older traditional, as well as contemporary upbeat dances that can be danced at every bon dance, all through the summer. Sensei Jane also shares the history and background of the dances.
Get ready to fully enjoy next summer's O-bon season. Welcome to a whole new world of friends & dancers.
Place: Hakalau Jodo Mission (Social Hall)
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Dates: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
Donation: $5.00 per class per person
Join us for Senior Luncheons at the Hakalau Jodo Mission!
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dates: Thursday, January 16
Thursday, January 30
Thursday, February 6
Thursday, February 20
Lunch is free, however, if you want to make a donation to the Temple, there is a donation calabash. (Suggested donation is $8). Call Akiko Masuda (963-6422) at least 24 hours prior to the temple lunch with a head count.
Purna Yoga is for EVERY body!
Jennifer has been teaching for over 20 years and has the knowledge and experience to keep every body safe and also give the appropriate instructions so every body benefits from the practice. You will leave the class feeling better than when you arrived.
Join us for Purna Yoga at the Hakalau Jodo Mission!
Instructor: Jennifer Weinert, CPYI, E-RYT 500
Active Yoga Classes
Day: Wednesdays, weekly
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 for walk-ins, $12 per session
paid by the month (cash or check paid onsite)
Have you dreamed of visiting the birthplace of YOGA- Mother India? Instructor Jennifer Weinert is taking a small group there from February 8-18. It is an all-inclusive retreat which means all you have to do is get to Chennai, India, and everything is taken care of from then on.
Join us for modest group practice* yoga at Akiko's Buddhist Bed and Breakfast!
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Time: 6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: No charge
Leader: Brad Kurokawa
Place: Akiko's Buddhist Bed and Breakfast
Parking: Call first to arrange parking, 963-6422
Please bring a mat.
* No teaching
Join us for Hakalau Farmers Market at Hakalau Veteran's Park!
Please note: County rules forbid dogs at the park. Dogs are no longer allowed at market, leashed or not.
Join our team to revive Hakalau School and create the Hakalau Learning Center!
We began cleaning up the grounds of Hakalau School in April 2015, and we continue every month on the second Sunday. Our vision is the creation of the Hakalau Learning Center.
Date: Second Sunday of the Month:
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Place: Hakalau School
ATTIRE: Come dressed, fully covered, gloves and hat.
BRING TOOLS: Weed whackers, rakes, lawn mowers, machetes, scythes, pruners, etc. Unload your tools at Hakalau School and then park at the Hakalau Park. Be ready to work!!!
ENJOY LUNCH! Please contact Akiko Masuda (963-6422 or email@example.com) in advance if you are coming. We need a head count for lunch. Luckana, Im, Ubon and Dao, our Thai angels, prepare extraordinary food, made with aloha and caring.
Join us in Cemetery Stewardship!
Our vision is legislation to protect graves of the immigrants – with cemeteries maintained by the community nearby. We clean 3 cemeteries
each month: O’okala, Honoka’a and Kukuihaele.
Contact Akiko Masuda in advance if you are coming. Akiko: 963-6422 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Times vary slightly month to month, depending on which cemetery needs more work Akiko will share this information with you.
Date: Fourth Sunday of the Month:
Time*: 10:45 a.m. Meet at O’okala, 30 Mile Marker.
11:00 a.m. pule
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - O`okala
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Honoka`a
2:50 - 4:00 p.m. - Kukuihaele, with refreshment and fellowship to follow.
* A commitment to stay the entire time is requested.
Join us for services at Hakalau Jodo Mission!