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2019 New Year Volunteer Help Needed!!

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2019 “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, from midnight, New Year’s Eve through the evening of the first of January. Blessings are offered 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 person are available. New Year’s Blessings will be provided to all who visit the Shrine.

  • Jan. 1, 2019: 12:00 a.m. (Dec. 31, midnight) to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 2, 2019: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Jan. 3, 2019: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.