Listeners Learn About Traditional Hawaiian Customs

Learn what uwe helu is and why it's still an important part of the grieving process in Hawaiian culture. In this Funeral Facts Podcast, John Ornelles from Valley of the Temples and Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, talks about the meaning behind this ritual.

You will also learn about other important Hawaiian customs that are still part of a traditional Hawaiian service today. He also discusses the history behind the Hawaiian culture's views and beliefs on death and dying.

Listen to his conversation with host Jeff Kasper: Episode 01-20 Traditional Hawaiian Funeral & Burial Customs.