Press Release, September 15, 2016 – Hospice Hawaii Hosts 7th Annual “A Night To Remember”

HONOLULU (September 15, 2016) – Hospice Hawaii invites the community to attend its seventh annual A Night To Remember, a candlelit vigil and memorial event on Saturday, October 15 at the Oahu Veterans Center.

“We are honored to host this meaningful event for the seventh year in a row,” said Kenneth L. Zeri, president and chief professional officer of Hospice Hawaii. “A Night To Remember has become a special tradition for the Hawaii community where people can meet, support each other, and spread a message of love and hope as they honor and celebrate the lives of their loved ones.”

Guests will write personal messages on handmade luminaries that are carried along the moving candlelit vigil walk. Refreshments will also be served. The luminary making begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 5:45 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Hospice Hawaii bereavement counselor at (808) 791-8079 or bereavement@hospicehawaii.org.

About Hospice Hawaii

Established in 1979, Hospice Hawaii is about helping people in life. The goal of the non-profit organization is to help patients live as fully as possible, to provide comfort and relief from pain, and to aid in symptom management. An interdisciplinary team of professionals and trained volunteers strive to meet the physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and families in the comfort of their own homes as well as in other settings like its Kailua Home, nursing homes and other facilities. With offices on Oahu, Molokai and Lanai, Hospice Hawaii also provides bereavement support to patients, their families, and the wider community. For more information about Hospice Hawaii, visit www.hospicehawaii.org.

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