‘Death cafe’ starts conversation about sometimes discomforting topics

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Editor’s note: This is the second article in an occasional series about Daniel Morii’s end-of-life journey, called The Dying Project. Morii and his spouse, Shari, invited Tribune-Herald reporter Jeff Hansel and photographer Hollyn Johnson to share the couple’s journey with

‘Death cafe’ starts conversation about sometimes discomforting topics

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    Daniel Morii gives an introduction during “Death Cafe — It’s All About Living!” in October at Sweet Cane Cafe in Hilo.

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    Daniel Morii and guests hold hands during an opening prayer for “Death Cafe — It’s All About Living!” in October at Sweet Cane Cafe in Hilo.

Editor’s note: This is the second article in an occasional series about Daniel Morii’s end-of-life journey, called The Dying Project. Morii and his spouse, Shari, invited Tribune-Herald reporter Jeff Hansel and photographer Hollyn Johnson to share the couple’s journey with readers as he seeks to raise awareness about focusing on quality of life despite terminal illness. Readers may themselves decide to have conversations about end-of-life wishes as the series progresses.