A Hui Hou Crematory and Funeral Home

"A Hui Hou" means "Till We Meet Again"

Questions & Answers

"Show me the manner in which a nation or community cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender sympathies of its people, their respect for laws of the land and their loyalties to high ideals."

- William Evart Gladstone

Can I send my loved one to the mainland or another country to be buried?

Yes, embalming is required in this case, and we will file all the appropriate paperwork. It can still be an affordable option.

Does my loved one need to be embalmed to be viewed?

No, in many cases we do not need to embalm for private family viewing. Embalming may be necessary for a public viewing.

Can I have an at sea burial?

Yes, we offer full body burial at sea or scattering of cremains at sea. You may have viewing or services on land if you wish. We obtain the proper permits for you. Please contact us for more information.

Is it legal to scatter my loved ones ashes at sea?

Yes. We can help with a boat or canoe contact if needed. We have ocean friendly biodegradable scattering urns that may be placed whole in the water. No pouring required.

Can I view my loved one if they have been autopsied?

Yes, our staff is skilled in restoration and we make every effort to make your loved one available to you.

Is preplanning really helpful or necessary?

Yes, our families who preplan find that at the time needed, the arrangements may be carried out with minimal decision making and paper work required.

Do we or our loved one have to go to Hilo for cremation or embalming?

No, services of the Funeral Home such as cremation and embalming are all done in West Hawaii. There is no trip to Hilo needed. We're your home town funeral home.