Local Religion / In Brief
Makawao Hongwanji sets virtual service
Makawao Hongwanji will hold a virtual Dharma Family Service at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The service will be livestreamed on the temple’s Facebook page and will be available on its YouTube channel later in the day.
Rev. Kerry Kiyohara will address the 2021 slogan for Hongwanji temples in Hawaii on nurturing empathy and respect. This week’s discussion will center on how respect arises from wisdom and leads to reverence, as empathy leads to compassion, gratitude and joyful faith.
Lucy the Lady Bug and Barkley the Dog are back to help sensei share the Children’s Dharma Story Time book, “You Are (Not) Small,” written by Anna Kang and illustrated by Christopher Weyant.
Makawao Hongwanji Buddhist Temple is located at 1074 Makawao Ave. It has brought the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji tradition to Maui since 1907.
Call 572-7229 for more information.
Church thrift shop reopens Upcountry
Makawao Union Church will reopen its thrift shop on its third anniversary Wednesday.
Secondhand Haven’s hours will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday.
Special sale prices will be available on CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes, bags of all kinds, shoes and picture frames.
Regular low prices are offered on everything else — furniture, clothing, books, arts and crafts, linens, housewares, jewelry, sports equipment, gardening tools, office supplies, personal care items and collectibles. As always, children’s items (books, games, toys and clothing) are free.
COVID-19 protocols will be strictly enforced. Entry will be allowed through the side door only, with the exit out the front door. Everyone must wear a proper mask (no bandannas or scarves).
Safe distancing will be monitored. A maximum of 10 people will be allowed in the main hall and two to four in the other rooms. Hand sanitizer will be offered.
Donations are accepted from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays or Saturdays.
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