“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 January. No need to rush. Please visit when you have time to spare. We ask that you please wear a face mask that covers both your mouth and nose during your visit to our Shrine. Please use hand sanitizer as provided. NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED for the short blessing and Omamori/Ofuda in-person purchase.
First Three Days of the New Year
|Jan. 1 (Sat.)||12:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 2 (Sun.)||7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 3 (Mon.)||7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
Weekends in January
|Jan. 8 (Sat) & 9 (Sun)||9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 15 (Sat) & 16 (Sun)||9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun)||9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Jan. 29 (Sat) & 30 (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.
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. - 4:00 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.
Phone: (808) 538-7778
Before you go into the Shrine, please allow us to check your temperature. We also ask that you please wear a face mask that covers both your mouth and nose.
Please join us at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii to celebrate a Happy New Year in 2022!