• Is This the World’s Most Famous Mausoleum?

    Watch this video for insight into the history of India’s Taj Mahal.

    The Taj Mahal is an enormous mausoleum constructed of white marble. The structure was built in the 17 th century by Shah Jahan, who was India’s emperor at the time, and its purpose was to hold the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, his wife, who died while giving birth to her 14 th child. The Taj Mahal took 22 years to complete and may be the most well-known example of Mughal architecture.

    Many people today still choose mausoleum space to honor the memory of a loved one. Valley of the Temples Memorial Park offers a wide selection of funeral ceremonies, memorialization options, and Signature Services℠ with which you can honor your loved one. Please contact us at (808) 239-8811 for more information about our funeral services in Oahu, HI.

  • Nature-Themed Memorial Ideas

    If your loved one had a passion for nature and enjoyed being outdoors, then you may want to consider these nature-themed ideas for memorializing their life:

    One creative way to integrate nature into a funeral service is to replace the guest book with memorial stones. You can ask your guests to sign small stones with their name, a wish, or a condolence message, and then place the personalized rocks inside a provided container, such as a basket or jar. You can then keep this memorial in your home to enjoy for years to come.

    If you would like to use a living nature-themed memorial, then you can do this with trees. For example, you can hand out keepsake saplings at the funeral, or plant a tree in your loved one’s name.

    Valley of the Temples Memorial Park offers a wide selection of funeral ceremonies, memorialization options, and Signature Services℠ with which you can honor your loved one. Please contact us at (808) 239-8811 for more information about our funeral services in Oahu, HI.