Makawao Buddhist Temple is OPEN!

We gratefully returned to in-person Sunday Services
in the Temple Hall in March 2022.  

We continue to wear face masks and sanitize our hands
in order to protect children and others who are not vaccinated against COVID.

Please join us for the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Services,
in-person or livestreaming on our Facebook page.

Live-streaming of Services
and Buddhist Education

Sunday Service,  Sunrise Service,  and Chanting the Shōshinge
are live-streamed from the Temple Hall.

Buddhist Study Classes, Seminars, and Workshops will be offered
via Zoom video-conferencing.


The Nokotsudo (Columbarium)
is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (

The Columbarium (Nokotsudo) was re-opened on June 1, 2020.
Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance, please disinfect door handles when entering and exiting, and we strongly encourage all visitors to practice social distancing. No more than five (5) people in the Columbarium at one time.


In-Person Funeral and Memorial Services with Live-Streaming
are Available upon Request

Please contact the Temple Office or Resident Minister for more information,
consultation, and scheduling.

Temple Office is Open

The Temple Office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
We strongly encourage everyone to stay well and ask that all visitors continue to wear masks indoors and to sanitize their hands.


Garage Sale Donations

The temple will start accepting donations on  June 1, 2022. 
Mahalo for your contributions!
We welcome clean gently used clothing and household goods that can be used again by another.
Please, NO mattresses, beds, computer equipment, child car seats, or broken items.


Minister is Available 24x7

Rev. Kerry Kiyohara remains available 24x7 for urgent end-of-life religious services and visitations (as permitted by the facilities involved), consultation, and counseling. Please email Rev. Kerry at or call (808) 572-7229 (after hours, listen to the answering machine message for urgent contact details).



If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Temple Office and
leave a message at (808) 572-7229,
or via email at



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