There are many ways to be involved with the activities of Kōkua Mau.
Benefits of Kōkua Mau Membership (CARE):
Community and Organizational Capacity Building – Kōkua Mau’s improves the use and quality of hospice and palliative care in Hawai‘i through educational and training services offered to the community and the healthcare service industry, who are the providers and users of hospice and palliative care services. This approach supports members through education and organizational capacity building efforts as well as increased awareness of member services to the community.
Advocacy and Voice – Kōkua Mau is recognized as the leader and consolidated voice for the end-of-life care and resources in Hawai‘i and the nation. Through Kōkua Mau, members have a vehicle where they take an active role in shaping and supporting hospice and palliative care in the state and ensure the future of the industry and their own organizations.
Resource and Knowledge Transfer – Kōkua Mau is the only organization in Hawai‘i that supports and assists hospice and palliative care providers and their supporters in one organization. Membership includes expert and experienced leaders, clinicians, educators and advocates. Through collective sharing of knowledge and networking opportunities, Kōkua Mau members promote and improve not only their own organizational capabilities, but also build public awareness of hospice and palliative care.
Education – Kōkua Mau has and will continue to provide unique and beneficial opportunities for members to improve their skills and knowledge in relation to palliative and end-of-life care through workshops, special speaker events, trainings and summits.