Tanabe Books

Nonfiction and fiction writings about Religion, Buddhism, Japan, Hawaii, and Japanese-Americans

​George Tanabe writes nonfiction and fiction about Religion, Buddhism, Japan, Hawaii and Japanese-Americans.

2013

January 3        Talk on Aloha Buddha movie at Tokai University

January 6        Presentation on temples in Hawaii at Jodo Mission Betsuin

January 14       Presentation on temples in Hawaii to Society for Asian Art, JCCH

January 19       JCCH temple tour

January 20       Presentation on Japanese New Year customs to Ikebana Club, Waialae CC

January 20       Presentation on temples in Hawaii at Lutheran Church of Honolulu

January 26       JCCH temple tour

February 9       JCCH temple tour

February 14      Tour of exhibition for BDK Hawaii board members, JCCH

February 22    Japanese Buddhist Temple Exhibition at JCCH closes

February 24     Presentation on temples in Hawaii at Wahiawa Hongwanji

February 28     Talk on international Buddhism at Honpa Hongwanji (Dharma Light series)

March 7            Authors' Night at Waialua Public Library

March 14          Talk on international Buddhism at Honpa Hongwanji (Dharma Light series)

March 21          Talk on international Buddhism at Honpa Hongwanji (Dharma Light series)

March 23         Moderator for 100th Battalion panel at Smithsonian exhibition of CGM at Bishop Museum

March 30         Talk on Maui temples at Maui Educational Fair

April 7              Speech at Kauai Hanamatsuri service, Hanapepe Soto Zen Mission

April 14            Speech at Maui Hanamatsuri service, Lahaina Hongwanji

May 22            Lecture on Japanese religions at Freeman Japan Studies program, Tokai University

June 19            Temple tour for Kuakini Hospital Women's Auxiliary

June 22           Keynote speech at 71st anniversary celebration of the 100th Battalion

2012

February 27-28  Workshop for Ian Reader's retirement, Manchester University, UK

March 11           Speech at Soto Zen conference, Ala Moana Hotel

April 12             Presentation on Asian Religion and Management at Japan-America Institute of Management

May 5-6           Moderator for 14 panels on Music in Hawaii at Hawaii Book and Music Festival

May 23            Lecture on Japanese religions at Freeman Japan Studies workshop, Tokai University        

June 7             Respondent to James Dobbins, Futaba Lecture, Honpa Hongwanji

June 16           Commencement address, Tokai University

August 31        Lecture on Buddhism in Hawaii to Ryukoku University students, Buddhist Study Center

October 27     Talk on Ajikan at Haleiwa Shingon Mission

November 1    Presentation on Asian Religion and Management at Japan-America Institute of Management

November 18  Book signing (Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii) at Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana

December 1    Opening reception for Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii exhibition at JCCH

December 8    JCCH temple tour

December 11    Presentation on temples in Hawaii at Waialua Hongwanji

December 18   Presentation on temples in Hawaii to Jodo ministers at Jodo Mission Bestsuin