Kokua Mau is the leader of statewide activities related to hospice care, palliative care, end-of-life care, and advance care planning and serves as the umbrella organization and central hub for local individuals and entities in these fields. Kokua Mau does not provide clinical care but instead leverages partners’ innovative work to effect greater community change. Nationally, Kokua Mau is recognized as the state’s hospice and palliative care organization by the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community-State Partnership grantees, and a state organization leader in integrating palliative care into organizational activities and purpose. Kokua Mau partners include major medical centers, hospices, insurers, health profession schools, government agencies, health organizations and community individuals. and it has been recognized with national awards as a leader in end-of-life care and innovation. Our advisors represent the expertise, change agents and leaders who spearhead this work.
Service Categories: Advance Directives Advance Care Planning, Public Awareness/Education
• What population do you serve?
• Elderly: YES
• Caregivers: YES
• Other: All adults age 18+
• Geographical Areas Served
• State: Hawaii
• County: Honolulu
Program Fees: no fees, donations welcome.
Eligibility Requirements: Any adult interested in Advance Directives, and/or POLST.
Languages Spoken: Written translations are available in Chinese, Ilocano, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, and Vietnamese on our website www.kokuamau.org
Agency existed one year? YES
Other Information: Kokua Mau provides community presentations on Advance Care Planning, and the importance of meaningful conversations and documentations to ensure a person's wishes for care are honored and respected. All adults age 18+ should complete an Advance Directive, naming a Health Care Agent and detailing wishes for care.