Rummage sale to help fund restoration of bell tower

Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission is having a sale of food and rummage items from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The mission is working on preserving, protecting and developing Montokuji for the future.

Areas of financial need include a major shoreline erosion project and ongoing general maintenance and repair costs. Funds from the sale on Saturday are earmarked for the site’s bell tower restoration project.

The sale will include foods such as sushi, shiso rice, maze gohan, pies, sponge drops, and other baked goods and sweet treats. Rummage items will include crafts, furniture, bedding, seasonal decorations, and plants.

The temple is located at 253 Hana Highway, aross from the Paia Community Center.