In support of our community’s collective efforts to emerge as safely as possible from the COVID-19 pandemic, Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi will not be held at Ala Moana Beach on Memorial Day, May 30, 2022.

Alternate activities will include an interactive experience on the Shinnyo-en Hawaii temple grounds, open to the public by reservation from May 27 through June 5, 2022, and a live TV (KHON2) and internet broadcast on May 30, 2022 from 6:30-7:00 p.m. HST.


May 27 – June 5, 2022

In-Person Interactive Experience at Shinnyo-en Hawaii

Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi: Space to Heal

An in-person interactive experience will be available from May 27 – June 5 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Shinnyo-en HawaiiReservations are now being accepted for this in-person 30-minute interactive experience for pods of up to five people to ensure safe social distancing.


Live TV and Internet Broadcast

Space to Heal: A Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi Special

The special 30-minute television broadcast will air on Memorial Day, May 30 from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Hawaiʻi Standard Time on KHON2 (FOX). Her Holiness Shinso Ito will appear live from Japan to offer her blessing. The special will be simultaneously streamed at and on Shinnyo Lantern Floating Hawaiʻi Facebook page, Instagram account, and YouTube channel, as well as on and KHON2’s Live Stream Facebook and YouTube accounts.

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