Kona Hospice: Tee Up for $1M Hole-in-One Shootout

November 22, 2017, 9:22 AM HST
* Updated November 22, 9:27 AM
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Avid golfers from around the country are flying in for Hospice of Kona’s Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for Nakamaru Hale, Hospice of Kona’s residential hospice home.

Sponsored by Anderson Wealth Planning, the tournament will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at the Hokuli’a Golf Club in Kealakekua.

The golf tournament will feature four-person teams that must include at least one female golfer to be eligible for prizes.

The entry fee is $300 per player ($1,200 team). Players will receive 80% of their handicaps. The format is Select Drive, 2 Net Best Balls of 4.

Participants can enjoy a complimentary tournament shirt, continental breakfast, lunch, an awards banquet, prizes and a silent auction.


Golfers are also eligible to compete for one of eight spots in the Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout (No pros or teaching pros will be allowed to participate).


For more information, to reserve your team or to donate silent auction items and prizes, call Anderson Wealth Planning at (808) 327-5410.

“We’re so appreciative to Anderson Wealth Planning and Judy Alderson for their help in organizing this fundraiser,” said Laura Varney, Hospice of Kona’s CEO. “Hospice patients are our family, friends and neighbors, and Nakamaru Hale helps us to provide them with the highest quality of physical, emotional, spiritual and social care.”

Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to Hospice of Kona, PO Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.


About Hospice of Kona

Nakamaru Hale is situated on a lovely, peaceful coffee plantation in Holualoa on the Big Island. Up to five residents in semi-private rooms stay for respite, transitional or longer-term care, within a safe and nurturing environment during their final months of life. An experienced healthcare team works closely with the patient, their family and doctors.

Hospice of Kona provides family-centered support, education and care for those approaching the end of life. The organization is recognized as the best resource to support and advocate for the terminally ill and their caregivers and to educate professionals, volunteers and the general public about hospice care and palliative care.

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