The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The Kona Historical Society generously donated the collection in 2007. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and ’70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum at 935-5021 or firstname.lastname@example.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 17294) was captured March 12, 1963.
Have you always wanted to learn Hawaiian but haven’t had the time? Just visiting the islands and want to immerse yourself in the culture? Or, are you new to the islands and unsure of how to pronounce street and place names?
Rodney Emile Piedvache, 74, of Hilo died Dec. 19 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired electrician for Hawaiian Electric Co. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Private services. Survived by sons, Micah Piedvache of Honolulu and Daniel Jones of Kenosha, Wis.; ex-wife, Suzanne Garrett of Chico, Calif.; two grandchildren.
HONOLULU — Jack Purchase hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points — both season bests — to lead five Hawaii players in double figures and the Rainbow Warriors used a big second-half run to beat Howard 84-59 on Friday night.
Sea level forecast alarming: Report predicts hundreds on Big Island would be displaced, great economic loss
A state report on the impacts of sea level rise estimates that a 3.2-foot increase would displace 1,000 Hawaii Island residents and pose a serious flooding risk to urban areas of Hilo and Kona, in addition to resorts in Puako.
It’s all hands on deck at Suisan Fish Market as the annual ahi rush gets underway ahead of New Year’s Eve.
KAILUA-KONA — Cattle ranchers want more police hired to patrol Ka‘u, but for Mayor Harry Kim and the Hawaii Police Department consider that request a non-starter.
PORTLAND, Maine — As a deep freeze sets in across half the country, officials are urging people to help those most vulnerable, especially the homeless and the elderly.
Editor’s note: Rani Henderson writes Runnin’ with Rani every Friday for West Hawaii Today.
Will Soares scored 15 points, Noah Tominaga added 10 and Waiakea survived a late scare to hold on and beat Honokaa 49-48 on Thursday night in a matchup of reigning BIIF boys basketball champions at the Warriors’ gym.
UPDATE Dec. 29, 2:27 p.m.: Police say Kanoelehua Avenue is now open to through traffic in both directions.
Anyone doubting the power lobbyists still hold in Washington need only look at the ongoing, shameful net neutrality travesty.
The United Nations Association-USA Hawaii Island Chapter, in collaboration with University of Hawaii at Hilo International Student Services, presents at a talk by Shawon Rahman, an associate professor of computer science and engineering at UH-Hilo, at 5 p.m. Jan. 18 on campus.