Yoshiaki Fujitani
Military Intelligence Service

Youth in Pauwela

Yoshiaki Fujitani

Pauwela is a pineapple growing and processing community.

Rev. Kodo Fujitani is the minister at Pauwela Hongwanji where weddings, memorial services, Young Buddhist Association activities, Japanese-language school classes, and O-Bon, are held.

Yoshiaki grows up in the temple grounds and surrounding neighborhood.

At home and at Haiku School, he is exposed to cultures of the East and the West.