Singer Darlene Ahuna, with Bert Naihe, breaks into laughter while performing Saturday during KAPA-FM radio’s Na Leo Nani E concert at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center. The lineup of performers also included Na Leo Pilimehana, Kalani Pe‘a, hula halau O Kou Lima Nani E under the direction of kumu hula Iwalani Kalima, Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua led by kumu hula Johnny Lum Ho and hula halau O Kahikilaulani led by kumu hula NaHokuokalani Gaspang. The concert was a fundraising event for O Kou Lima Nani E, which is preparing to compete in the 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival.
‘From mountaintops to coastal lava flows’: Wailoa Center to feature Big Island artist’s oil paintings
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. 17350) was captured April 13, 1963.