Puna Hongwanji Bazaar Coming Up on Oct. 8

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BIg Island Now stock photo. Sept. 2016

BIg Island Now stock photo. Sept. 2016

Puna Hongwanji Mission in Kea‘aui will hold its annual bazaar Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. until noon.

The fun, fundraising event will feature clothing and housewares in the rummage sale; lau lau, baked goods and bread in the food market; bagged cinders in the landscape area; farm fresh vegetables; a silent auction and more.

Donation needs include the following grocery items: rice, mochi rice, flour, butter, nishime konbu, Hawaiian salt, shoyu, brown sugar, and bottled water.

There will not be a plant sale this year due to concerns about spreading plant pests and diseases.

Donated items for the rummage sale are being accepted through Friday, Oct. 7, at the temple.

Come early for the best parking.

Puna Hongwanji is located at 16-492 Old Volcano Road in Kea‘au.

Committee chairs are Jason Hashimoto, Sam Horiuchi and Clifford Furukado. Subcommittee chairs are: Robin Sato, finance; Tammy Molina, scrips; Jean Tamashiro and the Buddhist Women’s Association, rummage; Ethel Miyashiro, Marilyn Sato and Claire Arakawa, silent auction; Sam Horiuchi, cinders; Clifford Furukado, laulau; Alvin Oyadomari, produce; Jason Hashimoto, cut flowers; Bryon Toma, security; Roy Toma, manpower; Wendell Toma, refreshments; Janet Watarida, food for workers; Glenn Watarida and Gary Sunada, parking; Sam Horiuchi, site lay out; Cary Tanoue, signs & banners; K.T. Cannon-Eger publicity; and Gordon Heit, public address system.

For further information on the bazaar or on other activities at Puna Hongwanji Mission, contact Sam Horiuchi at (808) 966-9981.


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