SCI/HMP Information



Hawaiian Memorial is OWNED by Service Corporation International (SCI). 
 
SCI is a Texas-based multi-national company which owns graveyards and funeral homes across the world.
 
Here's some stories from the Internet on SCI's history.
 
Wikipedia has a good summary of SCI.

2017 - "Consumer advocates say Service Corporation International charges higher prices than rivals do -- and fails to list costs online" - CBS

2015 - "Cemeteries draw complaints" - 60 Minutes

2015 - "LA Jewish cemetery sued for throwing out human bones in a pile" - InsideBayAreaNews

2014 - "SCI Hit With Class Action Over Deceptive Burial Practices" - Law360

2012 - "Cemetery operator accused for the SECOND time of losing bodies and desecrating graves in $200m lawsuit" - Daily Mail
  

2009 - "California Cemetery Accused of Desecrating Remains" - CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/09/11/siu.cemetery.remains/#cnnSTCVideo

 

2009 - "Cemetery Relocates Bodies" - Valley Central.com

http://www.valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=347731

 

2009 - "2 Funeral Homes Cited for Violations" - Ventura County Star
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2009/jan/15/2-funeral-homes-cited-for-violations/

 

2009 - "Cemetery Accused of Mishandling Vet's Remains" - Dallas Morning News
 
2009 - "Funeral Home Hull Lacks Final Respect" - Pittsburgh Tribune-Herald
 
2009 - "Worker Fired For Describing Conditions at Funeral Home" - Washington Post

 

2008 - "Funeral Home Takes Body from Hospital without Family's Permission" - WKYC

http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/news_article.aspx?storyid=89417&catid=3

 

2007 - "Guerra Familly Get $6.3 Million Verdict" - Brownsville Herald
http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/sci_77935___article.html/guerra_million.html

 
2006 - "Collecting Louisiana's Dead" - CorpWatch.org

 

2006 - "Defense to Investigate Body Bungle" - ABC Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/cgi-bin/common/printfriendly.pl?/news/australia/vic/summer/200604/s1624901.htm

 

2003 - "$100M Settlement Over Remains" - New York Times 
 
2002 - "Florida Adds New Lawsuit to Cemetery Firm's Woes" - Miami Herald
 
2001 - "Families Sue Florida Cemeteries" - ConsumerAffairs.com
 
1999 - "Pols Try to Bury Funeral Probe" - Texan's for Public Justice