Hospice of Hilo nurses vote to join union

Pacific Business News (Honolulu), May 24, 2010 Registered nurses with the Hospice of Hilo on the Big Island have joined the Hawaii Nurses’ Association. The National Labor Relations Board certified the election May 12, HNA officials said Monday. The private nonprofit Hospice of Hilo employs nine nurses, according to Executive Director Brenda Ho. Established in 1983, it offers end-of-life or palliative care, bereavement services, counseling and advance directives planning to patients and families in north and south Hilo, Puna and Kau on the Big Island’s east side. ... Hospice