Free Meditation In Honolulu

Aloha and welcome to our friendly weekly mindfulness get-togethers!

NOTE: we do NOT meet Thursday October 31 as it is Halloween! We resume our regular weekly meditation Thursday November 7, 2019.

We have been meeting weekly in our home Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 PM since 1998, and all are welcome–directions are below.

I teach in a completely secular manner, drawing on insights from ecology, poetry and world mythologies as much as I do from the early Buddhist tradition in which I was trained as a monk in the 1980’s in Sri Lanka.

There is no membership or registration required–just show up in comfortable clothes.

A typical evening unfolds like this: 15 minutes of guided, seated meditation followed by 10 minute of gentle, mindful stretching, followed by a final seated meditation period of about 25 minutes. The evening ends with a short talk and discussion, wrapping up with time for just hanging out and chatting.

These evenings are perfect for beginners–or for that friend you always wanted to introduce to meditation!

The address is 2439-A Holomua Place, in Palolo Valley. Please consider arriving a few minutes early and parking on 10th Avenue and walking the three or four minutes to the house, if this doesn’t present any health challenges. Otherwise, park on Makanui Place. From there, walk to the dead-end at Holomua, then walk down the small driveway on the right lined with palm trees and go towards the left to the second house.

Our cell # is 808.393.6342.

We hope to see you!

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Hello, I will be in Manoa Valley until 5/23. Are you still holding your Thursday evening meditation gatherings?

Kevin R Kuroda

Hi Tom, I was a first timer and appreciated hearing Bhante Buddharakkhita on 2/22. May I join your Thursday evenings? Thank you Kevin K.

Ryan C

Going to try and make my first meditation class tonight if I can get off work early enough. Thank you!!!!!!


Hi Tom,

My name is Cheryl.
I plan to be in Manoa area on Thursday and would love to join your group meditation class, if it’s possible. Thank you!


Aloha, happy to have come across your page. I hope to make it out at lease one of the nights. Love how open and intentional the message you put out there. Thank you

Hi there,

Are these meditation sessions still available? I’ll be visiting Hawaii over Christmas break, in December 2017 and would be grateful to be a part of a mindful meditation session if possible. Thank you. Regards – Anu

Amit Jain

Hello Tom
It was lovely attending the Thursday meditation session. Appreciate your efforts!!
See you on 13th


Hi there I was just wondering if you guys still meet up? I’m kind of nervous to go to a new group and I’m pretty new to meditation but I think I’d like to give it a try


Hi my name’s Yoann I’m 31 years old and I’m a student in Hawaii. I speak only a little English…
I would like if it’s a problem for the meditation?
Thank you

Mourng Kagna

Dear Tom, My name is Kagna, from Cambodia. I am going to study in University of Hawaii (UH) in August this year. I am really interested to meditate with you guys if possible. In Cambodia, I also practice Buddhist meditation. May I know that is it free of charge to attend meditation class? Please let me know if I can.


I just notice this and was wondering if you still have this going on as the last comment was last year.


I am a 50 year old retired Naval pilot and recently went through a brutal cancer treatment. I am reading meditation books to help releive stress cause by cancer treatment side effects. Do think your meetings would help my piece-of-mind?


Tom – Are these sessions are still taking place? It seems like a great way for a curious, 51 year old like me to learn about meditation other than from reading books.




Hi Tom- Thanks for telling me about your meditation sessions today after yoga class! It was nice to meet your wife and I hope to make it to a session soon!

Eric Schrager

Hi Tom,

I would like to come and attend the teaching this evening (29 August). I saw it on Facebook, looks very interesting! My number is 808-772-3740

Greetings, I heard about your meditation meeting at 12 coconuts this am. I am excited to join you on Thursday. with Metta, Lena.

Hi Janel,

We’d love o have you join us!

We meet tomorrow night, Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6 PM Just Google our address to find us. Or you can call me if you get lost — 808.393.6342.



Janel Bridgmon

Hello! I came across your website online, and would like to come and meditate with you guys if possible. Thank you!