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.


  • Begins
    08 Nov

    Year-End Savings Event

    Pre-arrange now and take advantage of these great offers for a limited time: Mention promo code 2018 and receive 25% off cemetery property* Cemetery space for cremation for as little as $40/month* Simple cremation service from $25/month* Call 808.800.2650 today to save!   Request more information about these special offers: *Offer ends December 31, 2018. Applies to

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  • Begins
    01 Dec

    Ongoing Vendor Events & Exhibits – December

    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

  • Planning a Funeral When Family is Far Away

    Planning a Funeral When Family is Far Away

    As culture and society have changed over time, so have death and funerals. Families often used to live close together — sometimes even on the same property — and family members cared for their loved one in preparation for burial. Today, however, families tend to be more far-flung, and that can be problematic when a death occurs. It’s important for people to

  • Final Arrangements: When Family Members Disagree

    Final Arrangements: When Family Members Disagree

    When a loved one dies, emotions often run high. It’s a stressful time, and family members may disagree on arrangements. It’s hard to know what to do in that situation.   What can you do if this happens to your family? First, take a moment to appreciate that people are not their best selves when grieving. Try to

  • Helping a Student Cope with Loss

    Helping a Student Cope with Loss

    The death of a loved one is always hard. When the grieving person is in school — whether it’s at an elementary school or college — grief can be more complicated, and extra support during the time of mourning is often needed. College students who are away from home may feel isolated and detached from family members, and this can make grieving especially difficult. Those who haven’t experienced a loss in their life

  • When a Loved One Dies: Memorializing Life through Art

    When a Loved One Dies: Memorializing Life through Art

    When a loved one dies, it’s important to find a way to remember and honor that memory. Most of us need a tangible touchpoint that we can look to and help resolve our feelings of loss and grief. One option that helps many people cope is art.   People have always looked to beautiful things to

  • How to Choose a Casket

    How to Choose a Casket

    When a loved one dies, there are many decisions that must be made within just a few days. The final resting place must be determined, and details about the service must be provided. If your loved one is having a traditional burial, you may find yourself in the position of choosing a casket. Choosing a

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