“Hatsumoude” New Year’s Short Blessing at the Offering Box and Omamori/Ofuda In-Person Purchase

Our New Year short blessing in front of the Shrine will be held all day during the first three days of the New Year as well as on the weekends throughout 2nd week of January. No need to rush. Please visit when you have time to spare.

NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED for the short blessing and Omamori/Ofuda in-person purchase.

First Three Days of the New Year

Date Time
Jan. 1 (Sun.) 12:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 2 (Mon.) 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 3 (Tue.) 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Weekends in January

Date Time
Jan. 7 (Sat) & 8 (Sun) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jan. 14 (Sat) & 15 (Sun) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jan. 21 (Sat) & 22 (Sun) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jan. 28 (Sat) & 29 (Sun) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Starting in February, on the first day of every month, we will offer blessings from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Omamori and Ofuda Pre-Order and Pick Up

You can purchase Omamori and Ofuda in December at the office, but if you order them online in advance, you can receive them the next day to save time and avoid crowds.

Omamori & Ofuda Pre-Order

From January 1st -3rd, you can receive them from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at a tent that will be set up on the property.

In December and after January 4th, you can receive them from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the office. You may make your donation when you receive your Omamori and Ofuda.


Special new Year Blessing (Inside the Shrine) by the Priest

By appointment only. Please request from Service page or contact the Priests’ Office.

Service Request

Phone: (808) 538-7778
Email: izumotaishahawaii@gmail.com

If you have some old Omamori and Ofuda, please return them to the buckets “Ofuda/Omamori to be Burnt”.

Please join us at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii to celebrate a Happy New Year in 2023!