Just as public-health officials were starting to celebrate their success at keeping cigarettes out of the hands of teens, a new threat to their health rushed in: electronic cigarettes. Even teens who never considered picking up a cigarette are using e-cigarettes, or vaping pens, because they wrongly believe they are not harmful. They are.
Calixta Calidayan Andrada, 82, of Pahoa died Aug. 22 at Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in the Philippines. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22) at Hilo Baptist Church, 600 W. Lanikaula St. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by husband, Bernabe Andrada of Pahoa; daughter, Nancy Tolentino of Pahoa; son, Jorge (Lily) Andrada of Italy; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild; sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
For a lot of Hilo people, it wasn’t just an occasional thing, it was a regular thing, part of the weekly routine in their lives, more common than a night at the movies.