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The Byodo Temple is located in the Valley of the Temples. The Byodo Temple is a Japanese temple whose names translates as ?Temple of Equality.? The temple was dedicated in 1968 as a centennial commemoration of the first Japanese immigrants in Hawaii. The sacred bell; bon-sho is heard ringing as visitors ring the bell for happiness and longevity. Inside the temple is an 18 foot tall golden Buddha for guests to pray and light incense.

There are gardens surrounding the temple as well as fishponds full of koi and gravesites of the departed.

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  • Updated Jun 4, 2010
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