Buddhist organization practicing the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha and the Lotus Sutra,:Rissho Kosei-kai is a worldwide Buddhist organization founded in Japan in 1938 by Nikkyo Niwano and Myoko Naganuma. It combines the wisdom of both the Lotus Sutra and the foundational teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. Its purpose is to bring these transformative teachings to the modern world. The Lotus Sutra is a teaching of human respect, both the study and practice of a spiritual path that develops human potential, and a way of living that seeks peace for all people. Hawaii has 3 dharma centers Pearl City in Oahu, HI, Kahului, HI on Maui and Kailua-Kona in the Big Island of Hawaii. Visit us at these locations for regular Sunday service. In Gassho,:Buddhist church following core practices of Ekayana Buddhism and the Three-fold Lotus Sutra. Rissho Kosei-kai was founded in 1938 by Nikkyo Niwano and Myoko Naganuma in Japan. They saw the need for a Buddhist practice that would combine traditional teaching with everyday application to help a modern and expanding world find peace, harmony, and happiness. Our study and practices are based on the teachings of Ekayana (One Vehicle) Buddhism. This combination of core Buddhist teachings and the wisdom found in the Three-fold Lotus Sutra, guides the members in their daily lives, helping them develop spiritual maturity and produces a very fulfilling life. Rissho Kosei-Kai has 1.8 million members and 250 centers worldwide. The Hawaii church was founded in 1951 and was the first church outside of Japan. We have three dharma centers in Hawaii, Oahu, Maui & Hawaii with over 400 members in Hawaii.