‘It’s truly an honor to be the first graduates’: Three complete hospice nurse residency

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Lauren Overbay gives a speech Monday after receiving her certificate for graduating from the hospice nurse residency program at Hawaii Care Choices in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hawaii Care Choices CEO Brenda S. Ho talks about the need for the hospice nurse residency program during the first graduation in Hilo on Monday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kristen Ishii hugs Mayor Mitch Roth Monday after receiving her certificate for graduating from the hospice nurse residency program at Hawaii Care Choices in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kristen Ishii gives a speech Monday after receiving her certificate for graduating from the hospice nurse residency program at Hawaii Care Choices in Hilo.

Hawaii Care Choices celebrated a milestone as they graduated three students from the state’s first hospice nurse residency program on Monday morning.