Rev. Myoshin Kaniumoe was ordained by Rev. Gengo Akiba, current Bishop of North America and Abbot of Kojin-An Zendo in Oakland, CA. Upon completion of his training at Hokyoji Monastery in Fukui-ken, Japan, Rev. Kaniumoe served for eight years at Zenshuji Soto Mission in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to founding ‘Alaneo Zendo, Rev. Kaniumoe was resident minister for four years at Taishoji Soto Mission in Hilo, HI.