Ceremony held to dedicate Peace Pole

  • The Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo held a Peace Ceremony April 30 to dedicate a Peace Pole planted by (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • The Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo held a Peace Ceremony April 30 to dedicate a Peace Pole planted by the Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise. The program included a blessing by Rev. Jiko Nakade, the Metta Sutta chanted in Hawaiian by Holeka Goro Inaba, and speeches by Charlene Iboshi of the Rotary Club of Hawaii Peace Initiative and special guest Al Jubitz. Robert Command, deputy managing director for the Mayor’s Office, presented a message from Mayor Mitch Roth. (Courtesy photos/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo held a Peace Ceremony April 30 to dedicate a Peace Pole planted by the Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise.