Gordon Herbert Palmer, 76, of Waikoloa died Feb. 2 at home. Born in North Hilo, he was a station manager for Hawaiian Airlines in Honolulu, station manager for Avis Rent A Car at the old Kona Airport and security officer for Securitas Security Services and the former Freeman Guards. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Barbara Palmer of Waikoloa; sons, James Perkins and Ronald Perkins of Waikoloa; daughters, Denette (Gerald) Gaspar of Nanakuli, Oahu, Ebby Gleason and Laurie (Steven) Mahelona of Kailua-Kona, Lynette Pacheco of Laughlin, Nev., Lisa (Alvin) Inouye of Captain Cook and Leilani Palmer of Joshua Tree, Calif.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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. 17431) was captured July 17, 1963.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to approve an area of land on Hawaii Island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s hunter safety program.