2024 New Year’s Blessing Ceremony

We express our thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2024 New Year’s Blessing Ceremony. A special recognition is extended to the committed volunteers whose tireless efforts greatly added to the event’s success. Your support played a crucial role in the success of this ceremony. 

Significantly, the management of omamori lines was highly efficient this year, with the majority of online orders being fulfilled in just 0-5 minutes. Our customers provided positive feedback, commending the streamlined process. 

A heartfelt thank you to all participants in the ceremony, and Mahalo for your valuable contributions! 

2024 New Year’s Day Blessing Ceremony

Flow of People Entering the Blessing Area:
No changes are planned for the flow of people entering the blessing area.

Orders that are made BEFORE Dec 31st:
We will have a tent outside the basement to pick up and pay.

Orders that are made ON and AFTER Dec 31st:
Orders will continue to be processed in the basement.

Waiting Area for Order Pickup:
People waiting for their orders will wait outside the basement, your order number or name will be called.

All non-online (hand pick) orders will be cash only:
All non-online orders will be located in the basement

Order Pickup and Payment:
Order pickup and payment will take place in the basement.

Entrances and exits are designated:
Enter through the mauka (mountain side) door and exit through the makai (ocean side) door.

Clear signs will be posted to guide participants through the designated entrances and exits.

We want to express our gratitude to everyone! Your patience is truly valued, and we are making every effort, despite limited volunteers, to fulfill each omamori order as swiftly as possible. Thank you for your understanding!

MAHALO! Have a Happy 2024 New Year!

Start off your 2024 New Year’s by giving your support to the Daijingu Temple.

Support our 2024 new year’s blessing ceremony by volunteering! Not only will you have a great time, but you’ll also be rewarded with a stylish “Year of the Dragon” T-shirt, enjoy refreshing refreshments, and have the chance to connect with vibrant and dynamic individuals. Your participation will not only contribute to the success of the event but also create memorable experiences and connections. Join us for a day of fun, camaraderie, and positive impact!

Volunteer responsibilities include assisting with the packaging, sorting, and distribution of Omamori for a truly fulfilling and enjoyable experience. Join us in spreading positive energy and making a meaningful impact at this unique event.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our contact form and check on “I would like to Volunteer at the Daijingu Temple for New Years 2024.” Someone will be contacting you about your participation.

We are also looking for a volunteer photographer that could help during the ceremony, your photos will be uploaded to our website.

Mele Kalikimaka and Houli Makahiki Hou

Maui and Hawaii Wildfires

The Daijingu Temple of Hawaii would like to send our deepest sincere condolences to the survivors and families of the wildfires that devastated the County of Maui and the Big Island, especially to the city of Lahaina in Maui for losing their loved ones, homes, communities, and friends.

Any monetary donations would be greatly appreciated, if you have a special expertise, you can also donate your personal time and skills through the following:

Hawaii Community Foundation – Maui Strong Fund
Maui Food Bank
Hawaii Salvation Army
Maui United Way
Maui Humane Society
Red Cross (Hawaii Wildfires fund)
Lahaina_Ohana_Venmo (adopt a family)

Maui Disaster Response and Recovery
Hui No Ke Ola Pono

Malama I Ke Ola Health Center 

Hawaii Medical Association

Hawaii State Teachers Association


Reverend Akihiro Okada
Daijingu temple of Hawaii

It’s finally here! Year of the Rabbit Design!

We are now offering pre orders for the “Year of the Rabbit” t-shirt design. This has been originally designed for the Daijingu Temple of Hawaii and will be printed in limited quantities. The t-shirt color is ash with a black print on either the front or back side.

Place your pre orders now before the 2023 New Year’s Celebration! Mahalo!

Dispose your old omamori

Don’t forget to bring in your old omamori to be discarded and burned. A trash bin will be available to dispose all your old omamori. Please separate the metal from any products since metal cannot be burned. Mahalo.


NEW! Year of the Tiger T-Shirt Design

Get your limited time offer T-shirt design, a Daijingu Temple Hawaii original “Year of the Tiger” for 2022.  Designed by a local artist and printed locally here on island. This T-Shirt comes in ash and white colors with a purple or black print. We will have a limited amount of shirts and are taking pre-orders so order soon. Mahalo!

Order here