Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


University of Hawaii
Department of Anatomy
651 Ilalo St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

808-692-1445 community/WilledBody.php

Need: Moderate
Cost to family: transportation outside Oahu
Prior enrollment: not required but encouraged
Over-enrollment: not shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, over-enrollment, cancer, possibly if outside Oahu, more than 300 lbs.* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS

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One Response to “Hawaii”

  1. mdiep says:

    I would like to donate my body in the event I die here in Hawaii. What are the necessary steps?

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