News & Events

Valley of the Temples is honored to provide several unique opportunities for members of our community to learn, share and remember throughout the year. Each of our educational, grief support and remembrance events is designed to appeal to a wide age range — and it is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds and ease sorrows.  We invite you to check in regularly to get details about the latest news and upcoming events.


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    01 Sep

    Ongoing Vendor Events & Exhibits – September

    Come out to Valley of the Temples Memorial Park and the Byodo-In, where local artists and vendors showcase their work and provide unique opportunities to learn about Hawaiian culture and heritage. For questions about these events and exhibits, please contact Mai Shouse at 808-239-8811. Sundays Fused Glass Jewelry with Kyle Ino from 10 a.m. –

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  • New Mortuary Opening Soon

    New Mortuary Opening Soon

    New Valley of the Temples Mortuary Offers Pre-Construction Savings. The new Valley of the Temples Mortuary is under construction and scheduled to open soon. Act now to take advantage of construction savings. Save 20%* on pre-arranged funeral and cremation packages. Call 808-892-3348 for more information. The 10,000-square foot facility will be the largest of its kind on

  • Organ Donation: Does It Affect the Funeral?

    Organ Donation: Does It Affect the Funeral?

    Of all the good deeds one could do, organ donation is probably the ultimate charitable act.  A single person can save or improve up to 50 lives by donating his or her organs at the time of death. It seems like something everyone would sign up to do, and yet people are still sometimes reluctant.  

  • The Death of Ferdinand Marcos: His Connection to Valley of the Temples

    The Death of Ferdinand Marcos: His Connection to Valley of the Temples

    During his lifetime, Ferdinand Marcos was one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century. Elected as president of the Philippines in 1965, he ruled as a dictator under martial law from 1972 until 1981, establishing a brutal regime known for corruption and extravagance.   Not surprisingly, Marcos was as controversial in death as he was in life. For

  • Honoring our American Heroes

    Honoring our American Heroes

    At Valley of the Temples, we believe in honoring the veterans and first responders who are our true American heroes. We provide a veteran’s tribute funeral package that truly honors the life lived and service rendered — and we’re also proud to offer American Hero discounts that help alleviate the financial burden on families at a difficult time in their lives. Available to law officers, firefighters, military group members and

  • Giving Back to the Land: The Hawaiian Legacy Tree

    Giving Back to the Land: The Hawaiian Legacy Tree

    Are you looking for a unique and meaningful way to honor your loved one’s memory? Valley of the Temples is proud to partner with the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative, offering families a way to celebrate and honor their loved ones while supporting Hawaiian reforestation.    At one time, the Hawaiian Islands were blanketed in Koa forests. Unfortunately, they have been

  • The Solemn Beauty of a Veteran’s Funeral

    The Solemn Beauty of a Veteran’s Funeral

    Veterans willing to put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms deserve our respect and honor, and we should take the time to show them our gratitude any time we can, including at the end of their lives. Many elements come into play for a veteran’s funeral: Honor guard: One of the highest honors an

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