Can you help identify this photo?

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 archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 17294) was captured March 12, 1963.

Obituaries for December 30

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.

Praying for democracy

My New Year’s wish is for the health and resurgence of democracy. What follows is a slightly edited version of a morning prayer I offered last month at the Appleton Chapel of the Memorial Church at Harvard University.

Police: Kanoelehua Avenue now open

Kanoelehua Avenue, which had been closed between Kawili and Pohaku streets in Hilo due to a traffic collision involving a tractor, is now open to traffic police said.

Trump rams greatness down our throats

WASHINGTON — In this holiday season, a familiar question arises: Is President Donald Trump trying to undermine democracy, or is he just irredeemably vain?