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What's Happening?

Valley of the Temples Memorial Park is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. If you’d like to keep up-to-date, we invite you to visit our Facebook Fan Page

Schedules May Change Without Notice.
Please contact our office to verify schedule of all events. 
Temple Admission: $3 adult; $2 Senior; $1 Child

August Events

  • Yoga & Meditation At Ocean View Terrace
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Where: Ocean View Terrace
    Cost: Donations are accepted.

    Yoga Schedule:
    Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:15 am
    August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
    September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

    Thursday 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
    August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
    September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

    Cost: Donation. Bring your own Mat

    For more information, contact Sara at (808) 329-8811

  • Blue Urchin Photo Studio - Shannon Rae
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 : 12:00 AM to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 : 12:00 AM

    Where: Byodo-In Temple

    Tuesday @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
    September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

    Friday @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    August 11th, & 25th

    Saturday @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    August 5th, & 26th

  • Sumi-e Art Demo - Hisae Shouse
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Artist Hisae Shouse Demonstrates the Ancient Oriental art of Sumi-e (ink painting).

    Where: Byodo-In Temple

    Event Date and Time:
    Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
    August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
    September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

    Saturday 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    August 5th


    This unique oriental art called Sumi-e literally means “ink painting”. It was brought to Japan from China during Kamakura period. Sumi-e requires only simple materials such as black ink, water, rice paper, and brushes. These simple materials can be used to produce an infinite variety of tones and dynamic quality of strokes on washi paper. Practicing the basic techniques of Sumi-e brings pleasure and enjoyment to the painter

    About the Artist Hisae graduated from the Women’s College of Art in Japan with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art. She studied under Master Kunpuu Ito, chairman of the board of the director at Nanga Association. She has exhibited in both Japan and Boston. She has taught Sumi-e-classes at the community college in Boston and Temari, Center for Asian and Pacific Arts in Hawaii, and Tradewind gallery in the Windward Mall.

  • Chinese Watercolor - Daniel Wang
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Where: Byodo-In Temple
    Event Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    August Dates:
    Monday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
    Wednesday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
    Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
    Saturday 19th

    September Dates:
    Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
    Wednesday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
    Thursday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

    Daniel Wang, an exceptional artist, born in Shanghai, now resides in Honolulu. Daniel's keen, sensitive eye combined with his gifted, skillful hands produce some of the Chinese watercolors available today. Exhibitions of his work have been held in Hong Kong of China, San Francisco, Canada, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore receiving widespread recognition.

    Treat yourself to a visual experience you won't forget. Whether you prefer gushing waterfalls, romantic moonlit nights, singing birds, patient fishermen, or blossoms bursting with color, a pleasant feeling of peace and serenity may fill your heart. Daniel's love of nature is expressed magnificently in each unique painting.

    Exceptional works of art must have vitality and life, expressing the artist's deepest emotional and intuitive senses. Daniel's favorite technique is one which he developed utilizing the palm of his hand. This enables him to transmit more intense inner emotions into his work. Every paining is created with the finest materials to ensure lasting beauty. The brilliant hues you see today will last 300 years from now, providing an excellent heirloom to be treasured by future generations.

    Invest in beauty and share with others the heartfelt satisfaction that may be attained by owning a Daniel Wang painting.

  • Fused Glass Jewelry - Kyle Ino
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017

    Where: Byodo-In Temple

    Event Dates & Times:
    Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
    September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

    Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
    September 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

    Kyle Ino was born and raised in Hawaii. Having a background in ceramics, he has been producing art for craft and art fairs since 1986. Through the years, he has produced numerous different crafts, such as ceramic ikebana vases, raku and porcelain jewelry and polymer clay jewelry.

  • Crystal & Pearl Jewelry - Emiko Hirata
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Where: Byodo-In Temple

    Dates:
    Tuesday @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
    September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

    Friday @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    August 4th, 18th

    Emiko Hirata is a jewelry designer. Her previous experience in retail sales in Waikiki extended her welcome to join the Temple Gift Shop of the Valley Of The Temples, LLC
    (an affiliate of NorthStar Memorial Group, LLC, Houston, Texas.)

    When a Swarovski crystal or a freshwater pearl is arranged with certain colored beads or glass, the colors and textures make the crystal or pearl seem to come alive. The beautiful colors and textures make Emiko feel very happy. She anticipates the pendant, necklace, earring or bracelet that she creates shall make the person wearing it feel very happy, too.

    Materials: Crystals, Pearls, Precious Stones

  • Robyn Busfield - Book Signing
    Wednesday, August 02, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Where: Byodo-In Temple

    Event Dates & Times:
    Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
    September 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

    Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
    September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

  • Tea Ceremony & Ikebana By Mokichi Okada Association (MOA)
    Saturday, August 12, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

    Flower Arrangement, Okada Therapy by MOA

    Event Date and Time:
    Saturday, August 12th, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Saturday, September 9th, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Temple Physical Address:
    47-200 Kahekili Hwy.
    Kaneohe, HI 96744

    Approximately 50 years ago, Mr. Mokichi Okada proposed the Zuisenkyo (Land of Auspicious
    Springs) concept. This concept was of fostering psychological and physical health in people.
    Increasing the number of such healthy people would eventually lead to the ideal household and
    community.

    MOA will present Bontemae Tea ceremony and flower arrangement to show the harmony within
    the pace of contemporary life. If you choose, you can experience the Jorei (cleansing body and
    mind) therapy by MOA licensed practitioners.

  • Mindfulness | Buddhist Meditation by Rev. Clyde Whitworth
    Saturday, August 19, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Event Date and Time:
    Saturday, August 19th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Saturday, September 16th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Physical Address:
    47-200 Kahekili Highway
    Kaneohe, HI 96744

Appointments Are Required  for Photo Shoots,  Filming, Wedding Ceremonies, & Any Other Use of Our Properties. Appointment Required to Meet With Bishop Hosen Fukuhara. 

Contact The Temple Event Coordinator  or Temple Operations Manager to Schedule Your Appointment.       

Phone Number:  (808) 239-9844
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In order to maintain this "private" cemetery and temple for perpetual care, special fees shall be assessed.  Please refer to the reservation form fee schedule for individual site-use.  Out of respect to those revered in this temple that is in the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, we appreciate your understanding  and ask for your usual manner when visiting a private property.   Mahalo!   The Management