Bereavement Services

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Hospice of Kona provides individual counseling, group support and memorial events designed for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Our approach embraces the mind, body, and soul through a variety of holistic programs. All services are offered free of charge to youth and adults, hospice families and community members impacted by the loss of someone close to them. We do, however, welcome donations.

It is our hope that we may help you: 

  • Understand your own unique grief process
  • Uncover ways to deal with intense emotions
  • Discover a place to talk about your loved one 
  • Find something to do in this world with your loss
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We offer a variety of annual events:

  • International Wave of Light · October 15
    Honoring babies miscarried, stillborn, or who have died before their first birthday.
  • Grief & The Holidays · December
    Gain tools to cope as the holidays approach.
  • The Circle of Remembrance · January
    A community memorial event to honor and remember our loved ones.
  • Camp Erin® Hawaii · Summer
    A weekend camping experience for grieving youth (ages 6-17) who have experienced the death of someone close to them.

Monthly groups:

  • Yoga-Based: Relax and Restore with Dana Moody, LMFT
  • Spouse/Partner Loss
  • For Those Who Have Experienced the Death of a Child 

Ongoing Opportunities to Connect:

  • Death Over Dinner (Join others from the community to break bread together and talk about death.)
  • Grief Hikes
  • Grief Movie Nights
  • Kintsugi  Workshops (The Japanese Art of repairing Broken Pottery with Gold)
  • Grief & The Arts (Six Week Grief Group)
  • Grief Explorations (Six Week Grief Group) 

Before attending any group, contact us to determine if this group is right for you at this time.

Jenny Schroedel, MA
Director of Bereavement Services

Direct line: 808.443.2905