News & Announcements

Izumo Taisha Mission of Hawaii Scholarship Program

IZUMO TAISHAKYO MISSION OF HAWAII will be awarding two (2) - $2,000 scholarships to eligible graduates from the State of Hawaii. The candidates must be entering or currently attending an accredited college or technical school in the State of Hawaii or the U.S. Mainland. The scholarships are intended to encourage Hawaii’s youth to continue studying at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or technical school.

Applications are due on August 22, 2018. Scholarships will be awarded on October 7, 2018.

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Izumo Taisha Mission of Hawaii 28th Golf Tournament
Gannenmono Celebrating 150 Years

Our annual golf tournament will be held:

  • Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Ewa Beach Golf Club (91-050 Fort Weaver Rd. Ewa Beach, HI 96706)
  • 12:00 Noon Shotgun Start
  • Double Peoria Scoring
  • $150 per participant

Your participation will support Izumo Taisha, also contribute to enhance local and international exchange and good will.

For more information, please download the brochure.

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2018 “Hatsumoude” Traditional New Year’s Blessing at Izumo Taisha

The traditional Japanese New Year’s Blessings will be given at Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, beginning at 12:00 a.m. midnight on January 1, 2018 through the evening of the first day of January. Blessings will continue for first three days of the New Year.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Shrine at any time to express gratitude for the blessings of the past and receive the blessings for the New Year for good health and well-being for families and businesses. New ofudas (talisman) and omamoris (amulet) for the blessing and protection of business, home and individuals are available. New Year’s Blessings will be provided to all who visit the Shrine.

The following are the dates and hours for the blessings:

  • Jan. 1, 2018: 12:00 a.m. (Dec. 31, midnight) to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 2, 2018: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jan.3, 2018: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.